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

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

List entry Number: 1107540

Location

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

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Filleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 98956

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SS 67221 28738

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