It is one of the six keeps required to become the Emperor. By default is it owned by the Daggerfall Covenant. Near the Fort, there is a small town bearing the same name as the fort, Aleswell The town has no residents, as they were all forced out when the Daggerfall Covenant seized the fort during the Alliance War. Some supplies can be found in the old houses, and one contains a note, titled Waited as Long as We Could, describIng when the soldiers forced them out.
- A Breton named Adrienne Panitte can be found near the Farmstead here.
- Aleswell Eviction Notice can be found at the lumbermill.
- Akavor and his Dog, Lehrjson, can be found at a farm west of Fort Aleswell.
- The lorebook Great Harbingers of the Companions is located here.