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SOMERTON CASTLE AND OUTBUILDING TO NORTH-WEST

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: SOMERTON CASTLE AND OUTBUILDING TO NORTH-WEST

List entry Number: 1061974

Location

SOMERTON CASTLE AND OUTBUILDING TO NORTH-WEST, CASTLE LANE

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: North Kesteven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Boothby Graffoe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Aug-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 192186

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History

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Details

SK 95 NE 7/2 23.8.67

BOOTHBY GRAFFOE CASTLE LANE Somerton Castle and outbuilding to north west

GI Remains of Medieval Castle converted into a farmhouse. Early C14,late C16 and C19.Coursed rubble,ashlar and brick. Plain tile and pantile roofs.Licence to crenellate granted to Antony Bele.Bishop of Durham 1281,castle probably complete by 1305.Single tower survives with L-shaped late C16 wing added,more minor additions in C19.South east tower of four storeys with conical tiled roof,blocked arrow slits survive,and single C14 window.Three storey late C16 wing to east,roughly three bays with irregularly placed casement windows under wooden lintels.C19 panelled door.Two casement dormers.Single gabled bay to east,coped gable with finial,with three flush sash window,probably early C18 under C16 moulded hoods.Early C19,two storey brick painted extension to the north,and a smaller two storey,and then single storey range to the north east,coursed rubble with a pantile roof.King John I of France was imprisoned here,1359-1360.

Listing NGR: SK9543158760

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National Grid Reference: SK 95431 58760

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