Stewart Castle Development Proposal


Jamaica National Heritage Trust - Jamaica - Stewart Castle Development ProposalThe place is reputed to have been built by James Stewart, a Scotsman, who came to Jamaica in the first part of the Eighteen Century. He built an impressive rectangular cut stone mansion which became known as Stewart Castle. Now in ruin, the building from all indications appears to have been a three-storey structure consisting of a cellar, ground floor and first floor. It was a fortified house built so that it could withstand siege. There were loopholes for the muskets placed strategically around the entire building and even into adjoining rooms within the house itself. Four hundred (400) yards from the castle ruins in a south eastern direction lies a Taino site which was found and excavated by Charles Cotter in 1957.

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  • Name: Stewart Castle Development Proposal
  • Company: Jamaica National Heritage Trust
  • Address: 79 Duke Street 
  • Phone: (876) 922-1287 -8
  • Fax: (876) 967-0924
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