Shoreham Fort, West Sussex. Built in 1856 and to a very similar design to Littlehampton Fort

Built in 1856 and to a very similar design to Littlehampton Fort

The Duke of Wellington - whose concern, as Commander-in-Chief, over the security of the coasts of the United Kingdom, led to the building of forts such as that at Littlehampton.

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington. Daguerreotype of the Duke of Wellington by Antoine Claudet, 1844 . one tough hombre who beat Napoleon at Waterloo.

reconstructed Old Shoreham Tollbridge (from http://walkingforequilibrium.com/2012/06/12/shoreham-by-surreal/#)

reconstructed Old Shoreham Tollbridge (from http://walkingforequilibrium.com/2012/06/12/shoreham-by-surreal/#)

Littlehampton Fort from the air (in colour)

Littlehampton Fort from the air

Lazare Carnot - the French military engineer who devised the Carnot wall.

Reflections on the Motive Power of Heat - N. Sadi CarnotPublished in 1824 by French physicist Sadi Carnot. The book’s French title was Réflexions sur la puissance motrice du feu et sur les machines.

How Littlehampton Fort used to look from the south west side

The Littlehampton Fort Restoration Project

Sir John Fox Burgoyne was the Inspector General of Fortifications at the time of the building of the fort.

A photo of Lieutenant General Sir John Burgoyne G., Inspector General of Fortifications, acing front, hands behind him, his hat and coat by his side.

Littlehampton Fort - close up of the Carnot wall - the first to be built in Britain.

Littlehampton Fort - close up of the Carnot wall - the first to be built in Britain.

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

Henry John Temple, Viscount Palmerston - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Royal sussex living history group at shoreham fort

Royal sussex living history group at shoreham fort

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