This 19th-Century Fort Was Built To Repel Invaders – But Now The Building Has An Incredible New Use

About a mile and a half from the coast of the Isle of Wight, off the south of England, a fort sits out in the water. Built in the second half of the 19th century, the building was once home to in excess of 70 military personnel. They had been sent there to help guard the city of Portsmouth.