Raz Island Fort

Posted on July 30, 2022 / 24
Listing Type : Coastal Fort
Location : Channel Islands

Raz Island Fort (Fort Ile de Raz) was built on an island to protect Longis Bay.  The fort mounted ten guns and a garrison of 64 men, it was connected to the main island by a causeway.

In 1859 the armament was eight 68-pdr guns, and two 8-inch howitzers.

The Fort was later used as a hospital.

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