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The Fort at Landguard Point with Darrell's Battery visible

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Landguard Point (formerly known as Langer Point) stands to the east of the town of Felixstowe and right next to one of Europe's busiest shipping terminals. Its history as a military and peacetime port goes back many centuries and there are signs of the major part it has played in conflicts all over the point. There has been a fortification of some kind here since 1626 and it remained a working military installation until 1956. It is now a listed building.

5th May 2009

Geography, History

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Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

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