CURTAIN WALL, GATES AND GATEPIERS ATTACHED TO AND APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES NORTH AND WEST OF ROCKINGHAM CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1051710

Date first listed: 06-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: CURTAIN WALL, GATES AND GATEPIERS ATTACHED TO AND APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES NORTH AND WEST OF ROCKINGHAM CASTLE, A6003

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Location

Statutory Address: CURTAIN WALL, GATES AND GATEPIERS ATTACHED TO AND APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES NORTH AND WEST OF ROCKINGHAM CASTLE, A6003

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Corby (District Authority)

Parish: Rockingham

National Grid Reference: SP 86614 91356

Summary

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History

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Details

ROCKINGHAM A6005 SP8691 (West side) 12/144 Curtain wall, gates and gatepiers attached to and approx. 50m. N and west of Rockingham Castle

GV II*

Curtain wall, gates and gatepiers. Probably following line of C11 outer wall, mainly C17 and C19. Limestone ashlar base with top courses of squared coursed ironstone with ashlar coping and ball finials at intervals. Ashlar buttresses at intervals. West face at end of yew walk has C18 ashlar gatepiers linked by wrought iron gate with overthrow and leaf decoration. Flight of stone steps attached to left of steps. North-west corner and position of gates are said to be sites of towers in curtain wall. (Rockingham Castle garden is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II*; The Old Halls and Manor Houses of Northamptonshire by J.A. Gotch, p.24).



Listing NGR: SP8661491356

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Sources

Books and journals
Gotch, J A, The Old Halls and Manor Houses of Northamptonshire, (1936), 24
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 30 Northamptonshire,

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