Kingston upon Hull, South Blockhouse

Has been described as a Certain Artillery Fort

There are no visible remains

NameKingston upon Hull, South Blockhouse
Alternative Names
Historic CountryYorkshire
Modern AuthorityKingston upon Hull; City of
1974 AuthorityHumberside
Civil ParishKingston upon Hull

Part of Hull Castle complex, lying opposite South End Tower which held the anti shipping chain for the R. Hull. 1680: incorporated in the SW bastion of the Citadel, the curtain wall linking it to the castle being demolished. Demolished 1863. (PastScape)

This site is a scheduled monument protected by law

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceTA103283
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  • Harrington, Peter, 2007, The Castles of Henry VIII (Oxford: Osprey) p. 15-16, 28, 29
  • King, D.J.C., 1983, Castellarium Anglicanum (London: Kraus) Vol. 2 p. 530
  • Colvin, H.M., Ransome, D.R. and Summerson, John, 1982, The history of the King's Works Vol. 4: 1485-1660 (part 2) p. 472-7
  • Allison, K.J. (ed), 1969, VCH Yorkshire: East Riding Vol. 1 p. 412-18 online transcription
  • and see Hull Castle


  • Speed, John, 1611-12, The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain online copy)


  • Foreman, M., 1989 Aug, 'The defences of Hull' Fortress: The castles and fortifications quarterly Vol. 2 p. 36-45