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© Mr Peter Smee LRPS

IoE Number: 228735
Location: THE CASTLE,
Photographer: Mr Peter Smee LRPS
Date Photographed: 23 July 2001
Date listed: 26 February 1954
Date of last amendment: 26 February 1954
Grade I

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TG 2308 NW, TG, 2308 SW16/1, 23/126.2.54The CastleGVI

TG 2308 NW, TG, 2308 SW 16/1, 23/1 26.2.54 The Castle GV I Castle now museum. Late C12 with 1833 refacing by Salvin, 1825 east extension by Wilkins and later C19 and C20 alterations, and extensions. Bath stone refacing, stone extensions. The keep is a square 4-bay plan: blind ground floor with 3 and 4 tiers of arcading above. Scattered fenestration and wide, flat buttresses. Crenellated parapet. One and 2 - storied extension with polygonal plan to the north and east sides of the keep . Entry on south facade with 'Tudor' moulded stone arch. 4-light frieze window above entry. 4-light frieze window and 5-light bay window to the right: 3 2-light windows at first floor. Crenellated parapet with corner bastions. The Norman keep only is scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

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