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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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