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The town, as part of Medway, is surrounded by two circles of fortresses; the inner line built during the Napoleonic wars consists of Fort Clarence, Fort Pitt, Fort Amherst and Fort Gillingham.The outer line of Palmerston Forts was built during the 1860s in light of the report by the Royal Commission on the Defence of the United Kingdom and consists of Fort Borstal, Fort Bridgewood, Fort Luton, and the Twydall Redoubts, with two additional forts on islands in the Medway, namely Fort Hoo and Fort Darnet.Whatever brand of engine you have, you can rest knowing that only the very best quality servicing will be offered with great attention to detail.We will be proud to look after your pride and joy with safety in mind.Like many of the mediaeval towns of England, Rochester had civic Freemen whose historic duties and rights were abolished by the Municipal Corporations Act 1835.However, the Guild of Free Fishers and Dredgers continues to the present day and retains rights, duties and responsibilities on the Medway, between Sheerness and Hawkwood Stone.During the First World War the Short Brothers' aircraft manufacturing company developed the first plane to launch a torpedo, the Short Admiralty Type 184, at its seaplane factory on the River Medway not far from Rochester Castle.

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The medieval period saw the building of the current cathedral (1080–1130, 12), the building of two castles and the establishment of a significant town. Its basic street plan was set out, constrained by the river, Watling Street, Rochester Priory and the castle.

King Ethelbert of Kent (560–616) established a legal system which has been preserved in the 12th century Textus Roffensis.