Pakefield Coastal Battery

Has been described as a Possible Artillery Fort

There are earthwork remains

NamePakefield Coastal Battery
Alternative Names
Historic CountrySuffolk
Modern AuthoritySuffolk
1974 AuthoritySuffolk
Civil ParishGisleham

Anti-invasion coastal defences were built in the late C16 at Pakefield. A signal station was maintained by the Admiralty at Pakefield between 1778-1815. (PastScape–ref. Kent 1988)

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceTM530890
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  • Kent, Peter, 1999 (3edn), 'Coastal Fortifications, 1500-1900'' in Dymond, David and Martin, Edward (eds) An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (Lavenham) p. 184-5
  • Kent, Peter, 1988, Fortifications of East Anglia (Lavenham: Ternence Dalton) p. 130