Monday, 12 August 2013

Ranjankudi Fort Perambalur District Tamilnadu

Ranjankudi Fort is a 17-th century fortress located about 17 kilometres north of the town of Perambalur in Tamil Nadu, India.Ranjankudi Fort was built by a Jagirdar under Nawab of Carnatic in 17th century A.D. The Fort walls  are built with neatly cut stone blocks. There are three  fortification walls at different heights and the bottom most is the main rampart.  It  is oblong  on  plan with semi circular bastions and encircled by a moat  fed  by a  tank  on  the  Southern  side. 

Ranjankudi Fort Perambalur District Tamilnadu
 Ranjankudi fort  contains  a palace, residential buildings, underground chambers, mosque and flag mast. The  fort was   the  scene  of  the  battle  of   Valikondah  between  the  English  and Mohammad  Ali  on  one  side and Chanda Sahib and the French on the other side in 1751 AD. This fort is under protection of the Archaeological survey of India.
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