Military installations similar to or like Device Forts

The Device Forts, also known as Henrician castles and blockhouses, were a series of artillery fortifications built to defend the coast of England and Wales by Henry VIII. Wikipedia

  • The Device Forts, also known as Henrician castles and blockhouses, were a series of artillery fortifications built to defend the coast of England and Wales by Henry VIII. They ranged from large stone castles, to small blockhouses and earthwork bulwarks. Wikipedia

  • Deal Castle

    Artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII in Deal, Kent, between 1539 and 1540. It formed part of the King's Device programme to protect against invasion from France and the Holy Roman Empire and defended the strategically important Downs anchorage off the English coast. Wikipedia

  • Tilbury Fort

    Artillery fort on the north bank of the River Thames in England. Constructed by King Henry VIII to protect London against attack from France as part of his Device programme. Wikipedia

  • Sandown Castle, Kent

    Artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII in Sandown, Kent, between 1539 and 1540. It formed part of the King's Device programme to protect against invasion from France and the Holy Roman Empire, and defended the strategically important Downs anchorage off the English coast. Wikipedia

  • Camber Castle

    16th-century Device Fort, built near Rye by King Henry VIII to protect the Sussex coast of England against French attack. Small, round artillery tower, constructed by Henry between 1512 and 1514, overlooking the Camber anchorage and the entrance to Rye Harbour. Wikipedia

  • Walmer Castle

    Artillery fort originally constructed by Henry VIII in Walmer, Kent, between 1539 and 1540. It formed part of the King's Device programme to protect against invasion from France and the Holy Roman Empire, and defended the strategically important Downs anchorage off the English coast. Wikipedia

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    • Henry used the revenue to help build coastal defences (see Device Forts) against expected invasion, and all the land was given to the Crown or sold to the aristocracy.English Reformation-Wikipedia
    • As late as the mid-16th century, additional improved rectangular gunports, similar to those on the Device Forts along the Channel, were added to the West Gate by the quays.Southampton town walls-Wikipedia
    • Built 1539 to 1544, the Device Forts are a series of artillery fortifications built for Henry VIII to defend the southern coast of England.Coastal defence and fortification-Wikipedia
    • These were known as Henry VIII's Device Forts.Henry VIII-Wikipedia
    • He responded to the threat by building a famous sequence of forts, called the Device Forts or Henrician Castles, along the south coast of England specifically designed to be equipped with, and to defend against, gunpowder artillery.Castles in Great Britain and Ireland-Wikipedia
    • In the early 16th century Henry VIII of England built an extensive set of coastal defences at each end of the Solent, part of his Device Forts, effectively controlling access to east and west.The Solent-Wikipedia

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