SUMMIT BATTERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1129739

Date first listed: 19-May-1983

Statutory Address: SUMMIT BATTERY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SUMMIT BATTERY

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

District: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Weston-Super-Mare

National Grid Reference: ST 22650 60695

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

STEEPHOLM ISLAND 1. 5121 Summit Battery ST 36 SW 1/80 II 2. 1866-1868, built as part of the Palmerston forts ["follies"]. Originally a double enclosure. Number one remains almost intact: semi-circular parapet wall of squared dressed limestone on inside of barbette; outer ramp of earth and stone. Racer and cannon pivot (remains of Geo III cannon) and 7 ton 7 inch cannon survive. Ammunition chamber for both batteries are nearby: squared, dressed limestone exterior; brick lined and vaulted interior. See Barret, J.M. - "Maritime Forts in the Bristol Channel".

Listing NGR: ST2261860721

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 33237

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Barret, J M , Maritime Forts in the Bristol Channel

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