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TP21064 - Fort Fareham
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OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Fort FarehamSU31/T213SU31T213457290.37105002.070.0004BOLT01/06/194800

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There are 7 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 7335th with 121 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.25/10 (from 4 logged visits)
Was First logged: 21st Jun 2014
Was Last found intact: 2nd Oct 2015
Was Last logged: 4th Apr 2021

Of the 4 logged visits,
1 recorded a location

The error was 1m

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Selection of photos for this Bolt.

Fort Fareham - Casemate at top of photo
Inside the Casemate
The Bolt
The Casemate
By Trigger
See 2 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Unknown 4th Apr 2021  13:40  by peregrinus

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Unknown  Score: 5/10

Gated off at top of first stairs, lacked the motivation to explore further as seems only witness rivet present. Interesting site

Inaccessible 16th Sep 2018  14:55  by mattandsophie

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Inaccessible  Score: 5/10

Tried to view from the path at the outside of the fort. Didn't attempt to access

Good condition 2nd Oct 2015  11:41  by jonglew

Gridref: SU 57290 05003   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

One of the Palmerston forts built to resist a French landing in late 19thC. Sold off to the council in 1965 whose lessors made some significant changes before a preservation order was slapped on it to prevent any more damage! Today it's a hotch-potch of small industrial units. An OS-type rivet was found atop one of the casemates. Access straight forward. This may possibly be a witness rivet to the bolt, but no bolt found despite thorough search of the flat concrete roof of the casemate. So the rivet will have to suffice as the trig until further evidence is found.

Fort Fareham - Casemate at top of photo TP21064©jonglew
The Casemate TP21064©jonglew
Inside the Casemate TP21064©jonglew
The Bolt - Location TP21064©jonglew
The Bolt TP21064©jonglew
The Bolt - Detail TP21064©jonglew

Couldn't find it 21st Jun 2014  05:42  by Trigger

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 5/10


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