Monument record MCC2250 - Ingolesby Fort, Civil War fort East of Sheepen Hill, Colchester


Parliamentary Civil War fort east of Sheepen Hill.


Grid reference TL 9889 2561 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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Full Description

Ingolesby Fort, part of 1648 Parliamentary siege works situated on low lying land east of Sheepen Hill.<1> A square fort with a bastion at South West corner and flankers at South East, North East and North West corners, salient on east side, apparently detached from siege line.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Unknown, reproduced by W. Keymer (Printer). 1648. A Diary & Plan of the Siege of Colchester by the Parliamentary Forces.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Mabbitt, John. 1998. Colchester's Civil War siege works; an archaeological survey..

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Record last edited

Oct 26 2016 2:54PM

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