SZ6399 : King's Bastion

taken 3 years ago, near to Portsmouth, Great Britain

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King's Bastion
King's Bastion
The King's Bastion, Long Curtain Battery & Spur Redoubt

This is the only surviving section of the ramparts and moat, which once enclosed the old town.
The spur Redoubt is a small triangular shaped fort or redoubt built in 1680 by Sir Bernard de Gomme to strengthen a possibly vulnerable area in the fortifications of Portsmouth town.

Scheduled Monuments

In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a 'nationally important' archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.
There are about 20,000 scheduled monuments in England representing about 37,000 heritage assets. Of the tens of thousands of scheduled monuments in the UK, most are inconspicuous archaeological sites, but some are large ruins.
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SZ6399, 1688 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 January, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 September, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6322 9913 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.2981N 1:6.2701W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6314 9914
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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