Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

FORT BLOCKHOUSE


FORT BLOCKHOUSE
Photo Charles Taylor

It started as a round tower in the early 15th century and was then continuously expanded through the 16th, 17th and 19th centuries. It was linked with a chain to the Round Tower that could be raised from the sea bed to the surface to protect the harbour.

It is still MOD property. Private.


Photo Ian Jeffery Photo Ian Jeffery

 

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On the very south eastern tip of Gosport

 



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