Tregantle Fort, Antony, Cornwall

Tregantle Fort, Antony, Cornwall
Photograph taken February 2000 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: aa000727

The entrance gatehouse to Tregantle Fort outside Antony in Cornwall. The fort formed the outer line of defence for Plymouth and was designed to hold 35 guns. It was completed in 1865 following the news that the French Navy was building iron-clad warships.

Location

Cornwall Antony

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

fort defence attack invasion gatehouse navy french Victorian (1837 - 1901)