CURTAIN WALLS AND GATEWAY AT KINGSBURY HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1034721
Date first listed:
22-Jul-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
23-May-1988
Statutory Address:
CURTAIN WALLS AND GATEWAY AT KINGSBURY HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CURTAIN WALLS AND GATEWAY AT KINGSBURY HALL

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
North Warwickshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Kingsbury
National Grid Reference:
SP 21432 96308

Details

KINGSBURY SP29NW 8/62 Curtain walls and gateway at 22/07/53 Kingsbury Hall (Formerly listed as Kingsbury Hall and walls with tower and gateway to south-east of hall)

Curtain walls. C14. Regular coursed sandstone. East wall is approximately 30 metres long, including gateway, and between 4 and 5.5 metres high. Gateway, possibly rebuilt, has chamfered arch Remains of semi-octagonal tower to south-east angle, with another wall approximately 22 metres long to west of it; a lower ruinous wall approximately 10 metres long runs south of the tower, and has a brick pointed arched doorway. The walls are remnants of a castle or a fortified house. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p327; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, p100)

Listing NGR: SP2144496301

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
309277
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1947), 100
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 327

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/03385/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Denis True. Source Historic England Archive
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