Description: Landguard Fort
Date Listed: 10 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 286269
OS Grid Reference: TM2834831895
OS Grid Coordinates: 628348, 231895
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9387, 1.3207
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Landguard Fort and Associated Field Works, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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FELIXSTOWE LANDGUARD COMMON
TM 235 SE
3/26 Landguard Fort
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.
Listing NGR: TM2834831895
Source: English Heritage
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