THE REDOUBT FORT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1043662
Date first listed:
27-May-1949
Statutory Address:
THE REDOUBT FORT

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE REDOUBT FORT

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

County:
East Sussex
District:
Eastbourne (District Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TV6229799703

Details

1. 1065 The Redoubt Fort TV 6299 1/34 27.5.49.

II

2. Built in 1806 as part of the same series of defences as the Martello Tower. This is rather a curiosity. It consists of 2 concentric circular brick walls with a dry moat between them. The inner wall is crenallated with a raised platform behind it, beneath which is a series of arches or recesses that houses stores and men as a magazine and barracks combined. In the centre is a circular grassed open space. During the 1939/45 war this fort was again used for defence purposes and some of the openings in the inner wall were strengthened by the construction of pill boxes and look outs.

Listing NGR: TV6229799703

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
293531
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01401/12
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