SCOVESTON FORT

Site Details



NPRN
268149
Map Reference
SM90NW
Grid Reference
SM94420662
Unitary (Local) Authority
Pembrokeshire
Old County
Pembrokeshire
Community
Llanstadwell
Type of Site
FORT
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Post Medieval

Site Description

Scoveston Fort was built around 1850. It is a polygonal ditched and ramparted fort, 212m north-south by 215m, having diminutive bastions at its angles. The entrance faces south-east. It is depicted in outline with the legend 'Fort (in progress)' on the Ordnance Survey County series map in 1868 (Pembroke. XXXIII SE). It is not portrayed on early editions of the 1:2500 map, XXXIII.15, of 1881 and 1908.

RCAHMW AP955101/44-8

J.Wiles 09.03.04

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