REMAINS OF WAYTEMORE CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1101603
Date first listed:
18-Oct-1949
Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF WAYTEMORE CASTLE, THE CAUSEWAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF WAYTEMORE CASTLE, THE CAUSEWAY

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Bishop's Stortford
National Grid Reference:
TL 48976 21447

Details

TL 4921 SW: 4/12, 3/12, 6/12 TL 4821 SE TL 42 SE

THE CAUSEWAY Remains of Waytemore Castle

18.10.49

I Remains of C11 and C12 motte and bailey castle. Earthwork mound, flint walling. Large oval motte, 40 ft high, with ruins of C12 shell keep on top perimeter. Remains of chambers in northeast and southeast angles. Roughly pentagonal bailey to south has water courses on four sides. Now public tennis courts and gardens; wooded with grand avenue. Scheduled Ancient Monument. (RCHM (1911)).

Listing NGR: TL4897621447

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
160900
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

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: 05 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01036/08
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