CLARE CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1031764

Date first listed: 19-Dec-1961

Statutory Address: CLARE CASTLE

Map

Ordnance survey map of CLARE CASTLE
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Location

Statutory Address: CLARE CASTLE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury (District Authority)

Parish: Clare

National Grid Reference: TL7703545201

Details

CLARE Clare Castle TL 74 NE 18/128 19/12/61 II*

the map reference number shall be amended to read 19/128.

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CLARE Clare Castle

TL 74 NE 18/128

II*

19/12/61

2. Ancient Monument. All that remains is a fragment of the keep on top of what was a Saxon mound, and some walling lower down. Originally said to have been built by one of the Earls of Clare. After its alienation it went to the Barnardistones. In the reign of Charles II it passed to the Elwes of Stoke until 1825, when it was bought by John Barker of the Priory, in which family it remained throughout the century.

Listing NGR: TL7703545201

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 282924

Legacy System: LBS

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