British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Landguard Fort, Felixstowe

Description: Landguard Fort

Grade: I
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

Location: View Point Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 3TW

Locality: Felixstowe
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP11 3TW

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

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.

Explore more of the area around Felixstowe, Suffolk at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.