Ranjankudi Fort

Ranjankudi Fort – Perambalur, Tamil Nadu

Ranjankudi Fort is a 17th-century fortress located about 22 km (14 mi) north of the town of Perambalur in Tamil Nadu, India. The fort is located 22 km (14 mi) north of Perambalur in NH 45 in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located 253 km (157 mi) away from the state capital Chennai and 70 km (43 mi) from Trichy. The fort was constructed by a feudatory of the Nawab of the Carnatic. Ranjakudi fort was the focus point during the Battle of Valikondah during 1751, when the British troops supported by Mohammed Ali won over the French supported by Chanda Sahib. The fort is oblong in shape with semicircular bastions, a moat encircling it and three fortifications at different levels, built…