Shoreham Fort, Forthaven
Shoreham Fort, Forthaven, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex BN43 5HY View on map
Redoubt built in 1857 as one of three prototypes for the later Palmerston folly forts around Portsmouth. Comprises gun emplacements on a terreplein protected by a defence ditch equipped with a Carnot wall and caponiers. The main barrack block to the north side was demolished in the 1959 but the foundations are currently being excavated with a view to future restoration.
Unsecured site so always publically accessible.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
Situated on the eastern end of Old Fort Road accessed from Harbour Way, Shoreham beach. Rail: Shoreham-by-Sea (approximately 1 mile on foot)
Public car park.
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes