Fort Southwick

Fort Southwick is one of the forts found on Portsdown Hill, which overlooks the naval base of in the county of , . It was built to defend the landward approaches to the naval base on the recommendation of the Royal Commission on the Defence of the United Kingdom which reported in 1860.

Landmarks in the Area

Portsdown Hill is a long chalk ridge in , .

St James Church, Southwick is the Church of England parish church of , , England.

Fort Nelson, in the civil parish of Boarhunt in the county of , is one of five defensive forts built on the summit of Portsdown Hill in the 1860s, overlooking the important naval base of .

Portchester railway station is situated to the east of in , , 87 miles 35 chains from .

Localities in the Area

Southwick is a village in , . 1 mile north of the measured from Portsea Island.

Wymering is a residential area of the city of in the county of .

North Boarhunt is a village and civil parish in the City of Winchester district of , England.

Wallington is a village in , part of the borough of Fareham.

Cosham is a northern suburb of lying within the city boundary but off Portsea Island.

Fort Southwick

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