FORT WALLINGTON

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1094233
Date first listed:
22-Oct-1976
Statutory Address:
FORT WALLINGTON, MILITARY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORT WALLINGTON, MILITARY ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Hampshire
District:
Fareham (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 58814 06778

Details

MILITARY ROAD 1. 5231 Wallington ------------- Fort Wallington SU 5806 3/117 SU 50 NE 21/117 II 2. Circa 1860. 1 of a series of forts built for the defence of Portsmouth Harbour during Lord Palmerston's 2nd Ministry, at the time of a scare about possible war with France. Eastern part now (1974) demolished and all other earthworks except south facing curtain wall were levelled by road works for the M27 motorway. Built within the hillside with a pointed, or tooth-shaped projection in the centre. Faced with red brick. An earth band above with stone coping. The flanking portions have a castellated parapet. Beyond, are plain blank portions each containing a round-headed "Norman" doorway with flanking stone columns (1 missing) and stone soffit and dripstone above. Flat arched and segmental arched windows.

Listing NGR: SU5862006786

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
141692
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/00990/02
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