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Landguard Fort

A Grade I Listed Building in Felixstowe, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9387 / 51°56'19"N

Longitude: 1.3207 / 1°19'14"E

OS Eastings: 628348

OS Northings: 231895

OS Grid: TM283318

Mapcode National: GBR WS3.JP0

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.VJ1N

Entry Name: Landguard Fort

Listing Date: 10 February 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286269

Location: Felixstowe, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP11

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Felixstowe

Built-Up Area: Felixstowe

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Felixstowe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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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

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