Forton Monument,

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Description:The Forton Monument is located near to the Newport to Eccleshall Road, in a field known as Windmill Piece. It was said to have been built in 1780 by Charles Baldwyn, and is simply a folly or decorative feature.

The monument incorporates the base of a former windmill and was originally capped by a stone ball.

Today the monument is in a state of disrepair.

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Image courtesy of: Staffordshire County Records Office

Donor ref:County Record Office No., D5026/4/22, img: 934 (18/1411)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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