WOLVESEY CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1095511
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1950
Statutory Address:
WOLVESEY CASTLE, THE CLOSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WOLVESEY CASTLE, THE CLOSE

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Winchester (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 48459 29088

Details

1. 1833 THE CLOSE Wolvesey Castle SU 4829 SW 6/40 24.3.50. I GV

2. Ruins are remains of Caste erected by Bishop Henry de Blois (1129-1171). Original Bishops residence (see Archaeological Journal 1902). Destroyed by Roundheads, 1646. Chapel, mainly C,15, remains in use. AM.

All listed buildings in The Close form a group.

Listing NGR: SU4814229184

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
144498
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Archaeological Journal' in Archaeological Journal, (1902)

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: 11 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08608/27
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