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Fort Horstead

A Scheduled Monument in Rochester South and Horsted, Medway

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Latitude: 51.3578 / 51°21'28"N

Longitude: 0.5136 / 0°30'49"E

OS Eastings: 575108.918785

OS Northings: 165082.24571

OS Grid: TQ751650

Mapcode National: GBR PQ1.YF3

Mapcode Global: VHJM0.V4DF

Entry Name: Fort Horstead

Scheduled Date:

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1003401

English Heritage Legacy ID: ME 253

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: Rochester South and Horsted

Built-Up Area: Chatham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Chatham St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Rochester


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Source: Historic England

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