Newhaven Fort; Caponier, Fort Road, Newhaven - Lewes

Caponier of Newhaven Fort. Victorian caponier is in very poor condition in places. Lunette battery was repaired with a Historic England grant by Lewes District Council in 2009. In 2017 National Lottery Heritage Funding was accepted to develop a project for further repairs and interpretation at the fort. An application for the repairs funds is expected to be made.

Newhaven Fort; Caponier, Fort Road, Newhaven - Lewes
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Newhaven military fort and lunette battery
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1002242
    Local Planning Authority:
    Lewes
    Site Type:
    Defence > Coastal defence site

Location

    Building Name:
    Newhaven Fort; Caponier
    Street Name:
    Fort Road
    County:
    East Sussex
    District / Borough:
    Lewes
    Parish:
    Newhaven
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Lewes
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Local authority