SHAM CASTLE RUIN AND SURROUNDING BOUNDARY RETAINING WALL APPROXIMATELY 260 METRES NORTH OF CASTLE HILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107540
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
SHAM CASTLE RUIN AND SURROUNDING BOUNDARY RETAINING WALL APPROXIMATELY 260 METRES NORTH OF CASTLE HILL HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SHAM CASTLE RUIN AND SURROUNDING BOUNDARY RETAINING WALL APPROXIMATELY 260 METRES NORTH OF CASTLE HILL HOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Filleigh
National Grid Reference:
SS 67221 28738

Details

FILLEIGH CASTLE HILL SS 62 NE 5/41 Sham Castle ruin and - surrounding boundary retaining 20.2.67 wall approximately 260 metres north of Castle Hill House GV II

Sham gothic castle ruin built as eyecatcher in landscape design to Castle Hill House. Mid C18. Stone rubble with some brickwork to the parapet. Square tower with taller projecting corner turrets and lower flank walls terminating in mock turrets. Symmetrical. Pointed arched doorways to each side of tower, that to front flanked by tall narrow pointed arched window openings, largely infilled. 4 bulls- eyes above. Flank walls each have 2 rectangular window openings with blind quatrefoil loops to the mock turrets at each end above smaller rectangular openings. The raised castle mound has a stone rubble retaining wall with buttresses at intervals and a sham pointed arched gateway to north side.

Listing NGR: SS6722128738

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
98956
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 11 Devon,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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