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.


  • Grant Recipient

    Shoreham Port Authority
  • Contact for access

    Mr Tim Hague

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