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Eastney Barracks, Eastney Fort East

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7849 / 50°47'5"N

Longitude: -1.0509 / 1°3'3"W

OS Eastings: 467002

OS Northings: 98800

OS Grid: SZ670988

Mapcode National: GBR VYF.99

Mapcode Global: FRA 87P0.ND2

Entry Name: Eastney Barracks, Eastney Fort East

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Last Amended: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474457

Location: Portsmouth, PO4

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastney and Craneswater

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Milton St James

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


774-1/27/146 (East side)
25/09/72 Eastney Barracks, Eastney Fort East
(Formerly Listed as:
Eastney Fort East and Eastney Fort
West, Eastney Barracks)


Includes: Eastney Barracks, Eastney Fort East EASTNEY
Fort with later military installations. 1862-67 with later
alterations. Flint, red brick and ashlar. Wedge-shaped
enclosure, facing sea, with earth embankments, flint-faced
internally, on west, south and east sides and double ditch
along front (south side). Enclosing wall of flint rubble with
red brick bands, quoined pilasters and rounded coping;
horizontal gun apertures at approximately one metre intervals
and some larger apertures with granite surrounds. Entrance on
north side has large square piers of banded brick and flint
with ashlar quoins and capstones, board gates and mid C20
steel gantry.
INTERIOR: underground casements with arched entrances to
look-out positions. Steps up to parapets. Some surviving gun
emplacements. A number of mid C20 brick buildings and some
concrete emplacements from guns used in 2nd World War.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SZ6658898977

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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