Keys to the Past

Codger Fort (Rothley with Hollinghill)

Codger Fort, Rothley.
Photo by Harry Rowland.
Codger Fort, Rothley. Photo by Harry Rowland.

This low stone building with turrets and earth banks was believed to have been built in 1745 to repel Jacobite invasion from Scotland However, it is now believed that it was not built until 1769. It is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N10802
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill


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