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KENILWORTH CASTLE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: KENILWORTH CASTLE

List entry Number: 1035327

Location

KENILWORTH CASTLE

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kenilworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1971

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 307721

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 27829 72213

Map

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