LANDGUARD FORT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1030415

Date first listed: 10-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: LANDGUARD FORT

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LANDGUARD FORT

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

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)

Parish: Felixstowe

National Grid Reference: TM 28348 31895

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 286269

Legacy System: LBS

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