CLITHEROE CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1071553

Date first listed: 19-May-1950

Statutory Address: CLITHEROE CASTLE, CASTLE GATE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CLITHEROE CASTLE, CASTLE GATE

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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley (District Authority)

Parish: Clitheroe

National Grid Reference: SD 74245 41698

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CASTLE GATE 1. 5295 (South-West Side) ----------------- Clitheroe Castle SD 7441 1/2 19.5.50. GV

2. A castle noted in Domesday Book. Consists principally of a small C12 square tower keep with flat corner turrets, 1 of which contains a staircase. Entrance, originally into the 2nd storey, is now by breaches into the ground storey. All floors appear to have been of wood. The keep is advantageously placed on a steep crag. The inner bailey must have been to the South and fragments of ancient walls and masonry are to be seen in the park and incorporated into buildings, stables and offices (qv). AM.

Clitheroe Castle, Premises occupied by Ribble Valley Borough Council and Outbuilding and Stable block form a group.

Listing NGR: SD7424541698

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 182766

Legacy System: LBS

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