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List of National Heritage Sites in Jamaica

This is a complete list of National Heritage sites in Jamaica as published by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust.[1]

Contents

  • Reference Map of Jamaica 1
  • Clarendon 2
  • Hanover 3
  • Kingston 4
  • Manchester 5
  • Portland 6
  • St Andrew 7
  • St Ann 8
  • St Catherine 9
  • St Elizabeth 10
  • St James 11
  • St Mary 12
  • St Thomas 13
  • Trelawny 14
  • Westmoreland 15
  • Underwater cultural heritage 16
  • References 17

Reference Map of Jamaica

Cornwall County Capital km2 Middlesex County Capital km2 Surrey County Capital km2
1 Hanover Lucea   450 6 Clarendon May Pen 1,196 11 Kingston Kingston 25
2 Saint Elizabeth Black River 1,212 7 Manchester Mandeville    830 12 Portland Port Antonio 814
3 Saint James Montego Bay   595 8 Saint Ann St. Ann's Bay 1,213 13 Saint Andrew Half Way Tree 453
4 Trelawny Falmouth   875 9 Saint Catherine Spanish Town 1,192 14 Saint Thomas Morant Bay 743
5 Westmoreland Savanna-la-Mar   807 10 Saint Mary Port Maria    611

Clarendon

Buildings of architectural and historic interest
Churches, cemeteries & tombs
  • St. Peter’s Church, Alley
Clock towers
  • May Pen Clock Tower
Natural sites
  • Milk River Spa
Botanical
  • Mason River Botanical Station

Hanover

Buildings of architectural and historic interest
  • The Great Barbican Estate
  • Tamarind Lodge
  • Old Hanover Gaol/Old Police Barracks, Lucea
  • Tryall Great House, and Ruins of Sugar Works
Forts and naval and military monuments
  • Fort Charlotte, Lucea
Historic sites
  • Blenheim – Birthplace of National Hero – The Rt. Excellent Sir Alexander Bustamante

Kingston

Buildings of architectural and historic interest
  • 40 Harbour Street
  • Headquarters House, Duke Street
  • Kingston railway station, Barry Street
  • The Admiralty Houses, Port Royal
  • Churches, cemeteries & tombs
  • Old Jewish Cemetery,Hunts Bay
  • Negro Aroused
  • Coke Methodist Church, East Parade
  • Kingston Parish Church, South Parade
  • Wesley Methodist Church, Tower Street
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral, North Street
Statues and other memorials
Forts and naval and military monuments
  • Fort Charles, Port Royal
Historic sites
Public buildings
  • Ward Theatre, North Parade
  • George William Gordon House, Duke Street

Manchester

Buildings of architectural and historic interest
Historic sites
  • Roxborough Castle Plantation – birthplace of National Hero, the Rt. Excellent Norman Manley
Public buildings
  • Mandeville Court House

Portland

Buildings of architectural and historic interest
Churches, cemeteries & tombs
  • Christ Church Anglican, Port Antonio
Forts and naval and military monuments
  • Fort George, Titchfield
  • The Old Military Barracks, Titchfield
Public buildings
  • Buff Bay Court House
  • Port Antonio Court House
Statues and other memorials
  • The Cenotaph, Port Antonio
Historic sites

St Andrew

Aqueducts, bridges & dams
  • Papine-Mona Aqueduct, UWI Mona Campus
Buildings of architectural and historic interest
  • Bob Marley Museum, Hope Road
  • Jamaica College Buildings: Simms Hall, Scotland Building, Assembly Hall, Chapel
  • Charlottenburgh House, Guava Ridge
  • Mico College Buildings: Kelvin Lodge, Cottage, Porter’s Lodge, Chapel
  • Admiral’s Mountain Great House, Cooper’s Hill
  • Cherry Garden Great House, 46 Russell Heights
  • Devon House, Hope Road
  • Mona Great House, off Mona Road
  • Oakton House, Maxfield Avenue
  • “Regardless”, 4 Washington Drive
  • 24 Tucker Avenue, former residence of National Hero, the Rt. Excellent Alexander Bustamante
Churches, cemeteries & tombs
  • Jamaica Free Baptist Church, August Town Road
  • St. Andrew Parish Church, Hagley Park Road
  • University of the West Indies Chapel,
Clock towers
  • Half Way Tree Clock Tower
Public building
  • Buxton House, Mico College Campus
  • UWI Mona Campus
Natural sites

St Ann

Buildings of architectural and historic interest
  • Bellevue Great House, Orange Hall
  • Edinburgh Castle – ruins, main road from Harmony Vale to Pedro
  • Moneague Inn
  • Seville Great House
  • Moneague Hotel, Moneague College Campus
  • Cave Valley Chimney
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
  • St. Peter Martyr Site
  • Bellevue Great House
  • Iolaus
  • Mount Plenty Great House, Orange Hall
  • Seville Great House
Churches, cemeteries & tombs
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, St. Ann’s Bay
  • St. Peter Martyr Site (ruins of old Church), St. Ann’s Bay
Historic sites
  • 32 Market Street, St. Ann’s Bay – birthplace of National Hero the Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey
Miscellaneous
  • Cave Valley Chimney

St Catherine

Aqueducts, bridges & dams
  • Bushy Park Aqueduct
Buildings of architectural and historic interest
Caves and middens
  • Mountain River Cave, Cudjoe Hill
  • Two Sisters Caves, Hellsh
  • Whitemarl Arawak Museum
Historic sites
  • Port Henderson
  • Spanish Town Historic District
Churches, cemeteries & tombs
  • Cathedral of St. Jago de la Vega (Anglican), Spanish Town
  • Phillippo Baptist Church, Spanish Town
  • St. Dorothy’s Anglican, Spanish Town to Old Harbour main road
  • Spanish Town Cathedral

St Elizabeth

Buildings of architectural and historic interest
Historic sites
  • Black River Historic District
Natural sites
  • Black River Spa
Lighthouses

St James

Buildings of architectural and historic interest
Churches, cemeteries & tombs
  • Salter’s Hill Baptist Church – ruin
  • St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Montpelier
Public buildings
  • Old Court House (Montego Bay Civic Centre)
Statues and other memorials
  • Sam Sharpe Monument
Industrial
  • Ironshore Windmill Tower
Miscellaneous
  • Old Albert Market, Montego Bay
  • Old Slave Ring, Montego Bay
  • The Dome, Montego Bay

St Mary

Buildings of architectural and historic interest


Forts and naval and military monuments
  • Fort Haldane
Historic sites
  • Rio Nuevo Battle Site
Public buildings
  • Old Court House (Port Maria Civic Centre)
Statues and other memorials
  • Claude Stuart Park

St Thomas

Buildings of architectural and historic interest
  • Orange Park
Churches, Cemeteries & tombs
  • Christ Church, Morant Bay
Historic sites
  • Stony Gut – Home of National Hero, The Rt. Excellent Paul Bogle
Natural sites
  • Bath Fountain Spa
  • Bath Botanical Gardens
Public buildings
  • Morant Bay Court House
Statues and other memorials
  • Statue of the Rt. Excellent Paul Bogle, Morant Bay

Trelawny

Buildings of architectural and historic interest
  • Barrett House – ruin, 1 Market Street Falmouth
  • Carlton House
  • Hyde Hall Great House
  • Stewart Castle – ruin
  • Vale Royal Great House
Churches, cemeteries & tombs
  • St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Falmouth
Clock towers
  • Duncans Clock Tower
Forts and naval and military monuments
  • Fort Balcarres, Falmouth
Historic site
Public buildings
  • Falmouth Courthouse
  • Falmouth Post Office

Westmoreland

Buildings of architectural and historic interest
  • Thomas Manning Building, Savanna-la-mar
Forts and naval and military monuments
  • Savanna-la-mar Fort
Miscellaneous
  • Cast Iron Fountain

Underwater cultural heritage

  • Pedro Bank

References

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