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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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)

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