Upton Fort, a coastal artillery battery and two searchlight emplacements, Osmington - West Dorset

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Upton Fort, a coastal artillery battery and two searchlight emplacements
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1021435
  • Local Planning Authority: West Dorset
  • Site Type: Defence > Coastal defence site

Location

  • County: Dorset
  • District / Borough: West Dorset
  • Parish: Osmington
  • Parliamentary Constituency: South Dorset
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Archaeology
  • Condition: Generally unsatisfactory with major localised problems
  • Principal Vunerability: Collapse
  • Trend: Declining
  • Ownership: Private, multiple owners
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument, LB grade II

Contact Details

Katy Hoskyn 0117 975 1311

Next steps

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