The Fort, Newstead, Nottinghamshire

The Fort, Newstead, Nottinghamshire
Photograph taken 06 September 1999 © Mr Dennis Harvey LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 425361

This is a mock (fake) fort in Newstead Park. It was built in c1770 for the fifth Lord Byron. The fort was used as a setting for mock naval battles.

Location

Nottinghamshire Newstead

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

fort folly Georgian (1714 - 1836)