Gilkicker Fort, Fort Road, Gilkicker Point - Gosport

Artillery fort 1865-71 with later additions. Barrack block, casemates, and fixtures subject to vandalism and casemates and magazines are threatened by water penetration. Repair and conversion to residential units approved but scheme has not yet been implemented. Security fencing and monitoring has been erected to try and control levels of heritage crime, and vegetation management is in place for the outer banks.

Gilkicker Fort, Fort Road, Gilkicker Point - Gosport
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Gilkicker fort
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1001789
  • Local Planning Authority: Gosport
  • Site Type: Defence > Coastal defence site


  • Building Name: Gilkicker Fort
  • Street Name: Fort Road
  • Locality: Gilkicker Point
  • County: Hampshire
  • District / Borough: Gosport
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Gosport
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: D
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number(s): 1001789 and 1276716