Bouldnor Battery, Shalfleet - Isle of Wight (UA)

Battery built in 1938 situated on west coast of the Isle of Wight to help protect the Solent. Buried components no longer accessible but survive. Mainly constructed from reinforced concrete. Historic England has grant aided temporary propping and waterproofing of the roofs. Historic England is now working with the owners to complete an Options Appraisal to develop a long term plan for the conservation and possible use of the monument.

Bouldnor Battery, Shalfleet - Isle of Wight (UA)
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Bouldnor Battery
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1010011
    Local Planning Authority:
    Isle of Wight (UA)
    Site Type:
    Defence > Coastal defence site

Location

    Building Name:
    Bouldnor Battery
    Unitary Authority:
    Isle of Wight (UA)
    Parish:
    Shalfleet
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Isle of Wight
    Region:
    South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Government or agency