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


  • 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