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Old Fort

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitehaven, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5499 / 54°32'59"N

Longitude: -3.5966 / 3°35'47"W

OS Eastings: 296823

OS Northings: 518357

OS Grid: NX968183

Mapcode National: GBR 3HBT.4R

Mapcode Global: WH5Z1.QWHV

Entry Name: Old Fort

Listing Date: 20 July 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75900

Location: Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria, CA28

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Whitehaven

Built-Up Area: Whitehaven

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kells St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

Old Fort
1.
1814
NX 91 NE 2/9 20.7.49.
II
2.
On quayside between Old Quay and Old New Quay. Scanty remains of fortress
built 1639, and attacked by Paul Jones in his celebrated raid on Whitehaven
in April 1778.


Listing NGR: NX9682318357

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