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© Mr David H Schofield LRPS

IoE Number: 82553
Location: PEVERIL CASTLE CURTAIN WALLS AND FRAGMENTARY FOUNDATIONS, MARKET PLACE (south off)
  CASTLETON, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
Photographer: Mr David H Schofield LRPS
Date Photographed: 29 September 2001
Date listed: 17 April 1985
Date of last amendment: 17 April 1985
Grade I

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PARISH OF CASTLETONOFF MARKET PLACE5172(south side)SK 18 SW 6/36Peveril Castle, Curtain Wallsand fragmentary foundations

PARISH OF CASTLETON OFF MARKET PLACE 1. 5172 (south side) SK 18 SW 6/36 Peveril Castle, Curtain Walls and fragmentary foundations I 2. Castle. Late Cll, C12 and early C13. Rubble limestone and gritstone ashlar. Roughly triangular site with the keep in the south west angle. North and west curtain walls have some herringbone masonry. Remains of buildings including the hall in the north west angle. Remains of further extensive domestic buildings in the south east corner, probably including a chapel. The keep was built in 1176. It is square in plan and retains some of its ashlar facing, mainly on the south east and south west fronts. Each front has angle and central buttresses partly extant. Narrow round headed windows to ground floor. Entrance is to the first floor on the south east side. The upper floors have larger window openings. Remains of spiral staircase in the north east angle. Scheduled Ancient Monument in the guardianship of English Heritage.

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