Bungay Castle, Bungay - East Suffolk

Medieval castle built by Roger Bigod. Problems with the southern C13 tower to the gatehouse have been addressed and urgent repairs completed. Discussions ongoing over further repairs and conservation work to the keep, northern gatehouse tower, and curtain and bailey walls. Conservation statement and condition survey currently being prepared to inform next steps.

Bungay Castle, Bungay - East Suffolk
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Bungay Castle
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1006060
    Local Planning Authority:
    East Suffolk
    Site Type:
    Defence > Castle

Location

    Building Name:
    Bungay Castle
    County:
    Suffolk
    District / Borough:
    East Suffolk
    Parish:
    Bungay
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Waveney
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Fair
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    B
    Ownership:
    Charity (heritage)
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade I, CA
    List Entry Number(s):
    1006060 and 1034404