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©  R H MacMillan FRPS

IoE Number: 286269
Location: LANDGUARD FORT,
  FELIXSTOWE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Photographer: R H MacMillan FRPS
Date Photographed: 15 October 1999
Date listed: 10 February 1986
Date of last amendment: 10 February 1986
Grade I

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FELIXSTOWELANDGUARD COMMONTM 235 SE3/26Landguard Fort?I

FELIXSTOWE LANDGUARD COMMON 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.

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