Fort Fareham, Newgate Lane, Fareham - Fareham

Royal Commission fort built in 1861. The only one of three proposed 'Gosport Outer Line' forts built due to defence cuts. It was intended to be part of a further line of defence to the already completed 'Gosport Advanced Line' of Forts Elson, Brockhurst, Rowner, Grange and Gomer, built to defend Portsmouth Harbour. Unoccupied parts, including ramparts, suffering from decay and heritage crime. Interior of Fort functioning as a business or industrial estate.

Fort Fareham, Newgate Lane, Fareham - Fareham
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Fort Fareham
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1001856
    Local Planning Authority:
    Fareham
    Site Type:
    Defence > Fort

Location

    Building Name:
    Fort Fareham
    Street Name:
    Newgate Lane
    Locality:
    Fareham
    County:
    Hampshire
    District / Borough:
    Fareham
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Fareham
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Part occupied/part in use
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Mixed, multiple owners
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II, LB grade II
    List Entry Number(s):
    1001856 and 1094240