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Eastney Barracks, Eastney Fort West

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7831 / 50°46'59"N

Longitude: -1.058 / 1°3'28"W

OS Eastings: 466503

OS Northings: 98589

OS Grid: SZ665985

Mapcode National: GBR VX9.KJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 87N0.RMG

Entry Name: Eastney Barracks, Eastney Fort West

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Last Amended: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474458

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


PORTSMOUTH

SZ6698NE CROMWELL ROAD, Eastney
774-1/27/147 (East side)
25/09/72 Eastney Barracks, Eastney Fort West
(Formerly Listed as:
CROMWELL ROAD, Eastney
Eastney Fort East and Eastney Fort
West, Eastney Barracks)

GV II

Includes: Eastney Barracks, Eastney Fort West EASTNEY
ESPLANADE.
Fort, now walled garden. 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 ditch along front (south side), now
partly filled. 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, and later brick infill forming smaller
entrance.
INTERIOR: underground casements with arched entrances to
look-out positions. Steps up to parapet.
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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