Fort Cumberland, Fort Cumberland Road, Eastney - Portsmouth, City of (UA)

Coastal fort of 1746-1812 with later buildings and features. The Guardhouse has been repaired and is now partly in use. The casemates are suffering from water ingress and associated decay. In addition there is localised deterioration of the Fort's defences, particularly the curtain and counterscarp. A programme of works to address some of the most urgent issues has been completed. With local partners, Historic England is considering options for the sustainable re-use of the vacant parts of the site, both in the long and short-term.

Fort Cumberland, Fort Cumberland Road, Eastney - Portsmouth, City of (UA)
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Fort Cumberland
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1015700
    Local Planning Authority:
    Portsmouth, City of (UA)
    Site Type:
    Defence > Coastal defence site

Location

    Building Name:
    Fort Cumberland
    Street Name:
    Fort Cumberland Road
    Locality:
    Eastney
    Unitary Authority:
    Portsmouth, City of (UA)
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Portsmouth South
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Part occupied/part in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Government or agency
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II*, 3 LBs
    List Entry Number(s):
    1015700 and 1104273