Portland Castle

Portland Castle

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  • Address
    Liberty Rd, Castletown, Portland DT5 1AZ, UK
  • Hours
    Closed ⋅ Opens 10AM
  • Phone
    +44 370 333 1181
  • Owner
    English Heritage
  • Did you know
    Portland Castle is a 16th century artillery fort, built in 1539-41 by King Henry VIII to guard the natural anchorage known as the Portland Roads.
Portland Castle Profiles
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    Portland Castle is an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII on the Isle of Portland, Dorset, between 1539 and 1541. It formed part of the King's Device programme to protect against invasion from France and the Holy Roman Empire, and defended the Portland Roads anchorage.

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