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Gun Mounted on Wood Block in Front of Fort Widley

A Grade II Listed Building in Cosham, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.8535 / 50°51'12"N

Longitude: -1.0681 / 1°4'5"W

OS Eastings: 465695

OS Northings: 106412

OS Grid: SU656064

Mapcode National: GBR BCK.DS8

Mapcode Global: FRA 86NV.7PZ

Plus Code: 9C2WVW3J+CQ

Entry Name: Gun Mounted on Wood Block in Front of Fort Widley

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Last Amended: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387129

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475033

Location: Portsmouth, PO6

County: Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Cosham

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Portsdown Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


774-1/2/86 Gun mounted on wood block in front
25/09/72 of Fort Widley
(Formerly Listed as:
Gun mounted on wood block in front
of Point Battery)


Gun. c1858. Cast-iron mounted on wood block. 68 pounder
carronade originating from the Point Battery Portsmouth.
Formerly positioned in front of the Point Battery (not

Listing NGR: SU6610802158

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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