PFSThe Palmerston Forts Society was formed in 1984 and brings together enthusiasts who have an active interest in nineteenth century military fortifications and associated artillery worldwide, but particularly within Hampshire, and is focussed on the ring of forts that protected Portsmouth.

The Society is based at Fort Nelson, Fareham, in one of the Great Portsdown Forts built during the 1860’s to defend Portsdown Hill from occupation by an invading army.  Had an enemy  been positioned on the hill, then Portsmouth harbour and dockyard would have been vulnerable to artillery fire.

Contact Details

Web: www.palmerstonfortssociety.org.uk

E-mail: enquiries@palmerstonfortssociety.org.uk

 

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