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CLITHEROE CASTLE

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: CLITHEROE CASTLE

List entry Number: 1071553

Location

CLITHEROE CASTLE, CASTLE GATE

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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Clitheroe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-May-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 182766

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

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National Grid Reference: SD 74245 41698

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