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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
182766
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: 19 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/04813/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roy Finch. Source Historic England Archive
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