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PostSubject: Anyone Know Which Fort This Is.    Sun Nov 14, 2010 7:50 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Anyone Know Which Fort This Is.    Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:08 pm

Good post Littlehand. Normally only see the forts on the outside.. But I don't know the name of it..
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PostSubject: Anyone know which fort this is ?.   Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:14 pm

Hi Littlehand.
I'm not completetly sure its from the zulu war . It may be a town that has become fortified ?.
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone Know Which Fort This Is.    Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:47 am

My first reaction would be RD. Im pretty sure it is Fort Bromhead.

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PostSubject: Which fort is it   Tue Nov 16, 2010 5:44 am

Hi Springbok.
A collegue has contacted me and yes , it is indeed Fort Bromhead ( R. Drift ) .
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone Know Which Fort This Is.    Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:30 pm

Were these fortifications build from scratch, or refurbished exsiting fortifications . Just wondering as the Zulu War lasted months not years.
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PostSubject: Which fort is it   Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:00 pm

Hi 24th.
My collegue informs me it is indeed R.D which was reinforced post battle and renamed Ft Bromhead , the old storehouse
building is on the right . Although the details are fairly accurate , the artist has made the enclosed area look bigger than it
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