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List entry Summary

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

Name: FORT WALLINGTON

List entry Number: 1094233

Location

FORT WALLINGTON, MILITARY ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
HampshireFarehamDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Oct-1976

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 141692

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SU 58814 06778

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