Yaverland Battery, Sandown, Sandown - Isle of Wight (UA)

Royal Commission coastal battery completed in 1864 with later alterations. Mainly built of red brick with stone dressings. At risk due to vegetation growth and partial collapse of carnot wall. A plan for the long term conservation of the monument needs to be developed with the new owner.

Yaverland Battery, Sandown, Sandown - Isle of Wight (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Yaverland Battery, 660m south of Yaverland Church
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1021443
  • Local Planning Authority: Isle of Wight (UA)
  • Site Type: Defence > Coastal defence site


  • Building Name: Yaverland Battery
  • Unitary Authority: Isle of Wight (UA)
  • Parish: Sandown
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Isle of Wight
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Commercial company