Palmerston Forts Society

Links to Gazetteer web sites including Victorian Forts

www.derelictplaces.co.uk
A site that wishes to document military, industrial and historical places before they disappear entirely. The reports are as good as the research done by the author.
www.ecastles.co.uk/index.html Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales. There is a separate index for Forts. Maps, pictures and brief information.
www.subterraneanhistory.co.uk

Subterranean History: Forts, Bunkers, Coastal Defence Batteries, Air Raid Shelters, Mines and anything else underground. Mainly the South of England. Mainly pictures with brief information.

www.undergroundkent.co.uk/index.html

Web site dedicated to underground structures, mainly those in Kent and those of a military origin, inclues many Victorian forts.

www.victorianforts.co.uk

A website dedicated to the study of Victorian Forts and Batteries with associated artillery. Was the www.palmerstonforts.org.uk web site up until June 2011.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palmerston_forts

The multilingual encyclopea that is produced by vast numbers of voluntry contributers. However, this is the nearest to a central index, which only covers the British Isles, and is incomplete.

Meetings / Events

14/09/2019 - PFS 2019 Outing to the SS Great Britain at Bristol

The PFS Annual Outing this year will be on the 14th September to the SS Great Britain at Bristol. As with previous years the outing will begin and end at Fort Nelson, departing 0800 sharp.....
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25/09/2019 - Members' Photo Evening

PFS members are invited to share their fortification photographs with those at the meeting.

12/10/2019 - PFS Annual General Meeting

The PFS 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on the 12th October 2019 at Fort Nelson, commencing at 1400hrs. All PFS members are welcome to attend.

News

Fort Cumberland Heritage Open Days

Fort Cumberland Heritage Open Days will be from Friday 13th September to Monday 16th September. Full details and tickets are available on the website: www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/fort-cumberland1
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Redan 79 Availability

The 2018 issue of The Redan is now available, and will be distributed to members who attend this year's AGM on the 13th October. A general mail out to members who have renewed will commence from the 15th October.