Solent Coastal Defences - plan

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BS quote: "There is no other area in the world that was as well fortified - we need to do this justice"

Roman/Saxon period:
Portchester (all periods)[English Heritage]

Norman Period:
motte near Gosport municipal dump.

Mediaeval period:
refurbishment? of what?

Tudor period:
Southsea Castle
Round Tower/Square Tower, Old Portsmouth
"move from longbows to cannon"

Civil War:

Napoleonic period:
dockyard defences ("wooden wall"?)

19th century forts on Portsdown Hill & Gosport approaches (aka Palmerston's Follies):
Fort Nelson (artillery museum)
Fort Purbrook
Fort Southwick
Fort Widley
Farlington Redoubt
Fort Fareham +5 (incl.Elson?)

World War 1:

World War 2:
Tank traps / Pill boxes / Gun emplacements

Recent Defences:
Admiralty Research Establishment (aka ASWE, DERA, etc)

Not yet classified:

Offshore forts (what period?)
Horse Sand
No Mans Land
St Helens

Island forts in Portsmouth Harbour (what period?)
Fort James
Fort Charles

Southsea (What period?)
Southsea Lumps
Fort Cumberland
Eastney Battery

Gosport (what period?)
Stokes Bay Lines
Brown Down Battery

Southampton Water (what period)
Calshot Castle
Hurst Castle

Isle of Wight fortifications
(need list)

Other installations of interest nearby
Southwick House (D-Day HQ, Parliamentary HQ during ECW)

Other information/trivia
1066 landing at Fareham creek

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