Monument record SLY 062 - Shotley Fort (1862); HMS Ganges (1904); Shotley Battery

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Summary

Coastal defence fort, built to defend Harwich Harbour in 1862/3, in form of 'an irregular seven-sided work with an unrevetted ditch and loop-holed Carnot wall' (S1). Details in (S1)(S2). Scheduled

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 25040 33958 (184m by 237m)
Map sheet TM23SE
Civil Parish SHOTLEY, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Coastal defence fort, built to defend Harwich Harbour in 1862/3, in form of 'an irregular seven-sided work with an unrevetted ditch and loop-holed Carnot wall' (S1). Details in (S1)(S2)(S4).
22 June 2004: scheduled - details in (S3)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1)(2).
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Kent P, Fortifications of East Anglia, 1988, 91-95, ill.
  • <S2> Map: Sommers M, Notated maps of Shotley Fort, 2002.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: English Heritage. English Heritage, Scheduling information.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Aitkens, P.. 2003. A report on the Historic features at HMS Ganges Site, Shotley Peninsular.

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Record last edited

Jul 28 2012 11:45AM

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