Crawley Rocks Fort, Nicholaston

Has been described as a Rejected Timber Castle (Other/Unknown)

There are earthwork remains

NameCrawley Rocks Fort, Nicholaston
Alternative Names
Historic CountryGlamorgan
Modern AuthoritySwansea
1974 AuthorityWest Glamorgan

Iron Age promontory fort at Crawley Rocks has been proposed as a medieval castle but is rejected as such by Spurgeon.

Not scheduled

Not Listed

The National Monument Record (Coflein) number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSS518879
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  • RCAHMW, 1976, An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Glamorgan Vol. 1 Part 2 (London: HMSO) no. 675 p. 44, 46 (Crawley Rock Fort)


  • Spurgeon, C.J. with Roberts, D.J. and Thomas, H.J., 1999, 'Supposed Castles in Glamorgan; A review' Archaeology in Wales Vol. 39 p. 27-40
  • Rutter, J.G., 1949, 'Archaeology of Gower, 1949' Gower Vol. 2 p. 12 online copy