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LANDGUARD FORT

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LANDGUARD FORT

List entry Number: 1030415

Location

LANDGUARD FORT

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Felixstowe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Feb-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 286269

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

FELIXSTOWE LANDGUARD COMMON TM 235 SE 3/26 Landguard Fort ? I Artillery fort, 1711, remodelled c1871, on site of fort of 1540-5, rebuilt 1624. C18 work in red brick, C19 build of yellow brick faced externally with granite. Irregular pentagon with angle bastions. South west side altered 1871 to form casement battery for 6 guns; semicircular gorge projected into earlier parade. North east entrance; slightly projecting brick gateway with embattled turrets. Blocked doorway, 2 upper stage loops. INTERIOR: Granite archway, keystone dated 1875. Originally built to guard Harwich Harbour. AM 113.

Listing NGR: TM2834831895

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National Grid Reference: TM 28348 31895

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