KENILWORTH CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1035327
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1971
Statutory Address:
KENILWORTH CASTLE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
KENILWORTH CASTLE

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Warwick (District Authority)
Parish:
Kenilworth
National Grid Reference:
SP 27829 72213

Details

Kenilworth Castle 1. 1270 SP 2772 SE 7/1 1 2. Important early C12 Keep with some of the earliest meurtrieres in existence. Early C13 curtain walls and towers. Late C14, circa 1391 by Robert Skyllington, banqueting hall comparable with Westminster Hall, though ruinous; domestic buildings etc. Late C16 barbican gatehouse converted 1650 by Colonel Hawksworth into a residence (inhabited by Lord Kenilworth). Late C16 timber-framed barn embodying castle curtain wall. Associations with John of Gaunt, Queen Elizabeth, etc. Scheduled AM.

Listing NGR: SP2793572345

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
307721
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 42 Warwickshire,

Legal

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

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