Black Head promontory fort, St. Austell Bay - Cornwall (UA)

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Promontory fort at Black Head
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1004391
  • Local Planning Authority: Cornwall (UA)
  • Site Type: Defence > Hillfort


  • Unitary Authority: Cornwall (UA)
  • Parish: St. Austell Bay
  • Parliamentary Constituency: St. Austell and Newquay
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Archaeology
  • Condition: Generally unsatisfactory with major localised problems
  • Principal Vunerability: Scrub/tree growth
  • Trend: Stable
  • Ownership: Charity (heritage)

Contact Details

Ann Preston-Jones 07917 642388

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England