STOGURSEY CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1057403
Date first listed:
22-May-1969
Statutory Address:
STOGURSEY CASTLE, CASTLE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
STOGURSEY CASTLE, CASTLE STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Stogursey
National Grid Reference:
ST 20303 42589

Details

ST2042 STOGURSEY CP CASTLE STREET (West Side)

14/174 Stogursey Castle

22.5.69

GV II*

Remains of curtain wall of castle, part incorporated into a cottage. C12, on site of earlier fortification, dismantled mid C15, C17 dwelling, restored mid C19 and undergoing major repairs at time of survey, (September 1983). Curtain wall, blue lias random rubble rising to a maximum of about 7 metres on South West side, roughly circular with 2 drum towers on East side flanking bridge (qv) now incorporated into the dwelling, with circular slit on West side. Dwelling: rendered random rubble, thatched roof, replacing plain tiles, external stack on South front. Unusual 2 cell plan. East front, entrance, 2 storeys; 1:1 bays gabled wing left, wall to right curves slightly with drum tower, 3-light mullion window first floor, similar to right, ground floor, pointed arched head doorway, to left 2 arrow slits obscured externally by scaffolding at time of survey. Interior: entry into kitchen with 2 deep, arched embrascures with arrow slits, chamfered beams, spiral stair in room to right beside fireplace, chamfered lintel. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 178).

Listing NGR: ST2030342589

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
265202
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 04 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/08912/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kevin White. Source Historic England Archive
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