SU6206 : Fort Southwick

near to Portchester, Hampshire, Great Britain

Fort Southwick
Fort Southwick
Another of the "Palmerston Forts" built to protect Portsmouth from land attack. In more recent times Fort Southwick was part of the control centre for the D-Day invasions. There were (and still are in some cases) a network of underground tunnels and war rooms under Fort Southwick, linking many of the other forts and military establishments in the area.
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Sunday, 10 April, 2005   (more nearby)
Sunday, 10 April, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 62 06 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.2788N 1:6.8076W
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