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©  Mike Bedingfield LRPS

IoE Number: 33348
Location: GATEHOUSE, STABLES AND FLANKING WALLS AT BANWELL CASTLE, CASTLE HILL (south side)
  BANWELL, NORTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mike Bedingfield LRPS
Date Photographed: 20 September 2001
Date listed: 09 February 1961
Date of last amendment: 09 February 1961
Grade II*

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ST 45 NWBANWELLCASTLE HILL (south side)5/10Gatehouse, stables and flanking9.2.61walls at Banwell CastleG.V.

ST 45 NW BANWELL CASTLE HILL (south side) 5/10 Gatehouse, stables and flanking 9.2.61 walls at Banwell Castle G.V. II* Gatehouse, stables and flanking walls. Circa 1848. Rubble, freestone dressings. Chamfered double arch below parapet between circular embattled towers decorated with cross loops, that to left has ground floor slit windows; cast iron gates with heraldic motifs; from within arch, flights of steps rise into each tower through chamfered, round headed openings; to right a heavily embattled wall curves round to the tower on the west wall (q.v.); to left a larger, 2 storey embattled drum tower single light windows adjoins a hexagonal turret with a capping small circular turret; to left of this, an embattled wall pierced by round headed lancets for stables up to a buttress, plain thereafter the wall runs on to the dairy (q.v.); behind wall to left of gatehouse are plain lean-to altered stables.

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