Fort Royal: Fort Royal Hill

  • Worcester, Worcestershire
  • OSGB – SO 5842 5430
  • Scheduled Monument.


Quadrangular star shaped fort with four bastions next to the city walls made of earth with a wooden pallisade around the top and gun embrasures in the walls.


1646                            Artillery stood on the site which shot at the city walls.

1651                            Built on the eastern side of the city walls by the Royalists.

1651                            3rd September: Captured by Cromwell during the second Battle of Worcester.

1969                            Excavated by Worcester Archaeological Research Group.

1988                            Scheduled.

20th C                          Little survives and the northern side is built over.


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