Coalhouse Fort

History & Heritage See & Do


The Coalhouse Fort is an artillery fort built in the 1860s to offer protection to the lower Thames from seaborne attack.

The fort stands at Coalhouse Point in Essex on the north bank of the river, at a location known to be vulnerable to raiders and invaders.


Coalhouse Fort 7 day weather forecast, weather in Tilbury, Essex

Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 11.1℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Jan 28
Expect a temp in the range 1℃ to 2.5℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 1.2℃ to 4℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Feb 01
Expect a temp in the range 1.1℃ to 3.4℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Feb 02
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (W)

Tilbury weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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