img_0832 Fort George was designed by William Skinner in the 2nd half of the 18th century, mainly against land (rather than maritime) attacks. The fort was built after...
Fort George was designed by William Skinner in the 2nd half of the 18th century, mainly against land (rather than maritime) attacks. The fort was built after…
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img_0843 Principal gate, 1753-1756.
Principal gate, 1753-1756.
img_0845 The Royal arms with in the 4 quarters: England and Scotland, France, Ireland, and Hanover.
The Royal arms with in the 4 quarters: England and Scotland, France, Ireland, and Hanover.
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img_0856 Soldiers guard room. Soldiers were on duty 24 hours in the day and hence slept fully dressed.
Soldiers guard room. Soldiers were on duty 24 hours in the day and hence slept fully dressed.
img_0858 Barracks.
Barracks.
img_0866 Officer's room (1813).
Officer's room (1813).
img_0868 Grand magazine: storage for 2500 powder barrils.
Grand magazine: storage for 2500 powder barrils.
img_0871 Weaponry.
Weaponry.
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img_0877 Chapel.
Chapel.
img_0878 Chapel.
Chapel.
img_0876 Chapel.
Chapel.
img_0894 19th century coastal battery. In the 1860s the fort was upgraded with maritime defence, following a Napoleon invasion threat in 1859.
19th century coastal battery. In the 1860s the fort was upgraded with maritime defence, following a Napoleon invasion threat in 1859.

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