Fort Darnet - Medway (UA)

A Royal Commission fort circa 1860, in the Medway Estuary. Constructed as part of the 1859 Royal Commission inspired refortification programme of the 1860s and 70s to protect Chatham dockyard. Partially flooded.

Fort Darnet - Medway (UA)
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Fort Darnet, Darnet Ness
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1019642
    Local Planning Authority:
    Medway (UA)
    Site Type:
    Defence > Coastal defence site

Location

    Building Name:
    Fort Darnet
    Unitary Authority:
    Medway (UA)
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Gillingham and Rainham
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Private