Fort Tourgis

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Fort Tourgis in 2010

Fort Tourgis is an extensive fortification in Alderney to the north west of St Anne.[1] First constructed by the British government in 1855 in order to provide defense for the Alderney Breakwater, a major construction project at the time. It was adapted by German occupying forces during World War II.

Redevelopment[edit]

Plans to redevelop the fort exist, however, as of December 2012 an agreement on redevelopment had lapsed, and no construction work had been started.[2] The derelict fort remains under the control of the States of Alderney.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC News - Alderney's Fort Tourgis 'will be redeveloped in 2012'". Bbc.co.uk. 2012-02-02. Retrieved 2013-04-01. 
  2. ^ "BBC News - 'No exclusivity' on Alderney Tourgis site, says States". Bbc.co.uk. 2012-12-03. Retrieved 2013-04-01. 

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Coordinates: 49°43′09″N 2°13′10″W / 49.7192°N 2.2194°W / 49.7192; -2.2194