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REMAINS OF CODNOR CASTLE

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: REMAINS OF CODNOR CASTLE

List entry Number: 1109025

Location

REMAINS OF CODNOR CASTLE, CASTLE LANE

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

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aldercar and Langley Mill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Nov-1963

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 79044

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SK 44 NW ALDERCARR AND CASTLE LANE LANGLEY MILL (east side) 6/1 Remains of Codnor Castle

25.11.63

GV II

Remains of fortified manor. C13 and C14 with later alterations. Ashlar and coursed squared sandstone. Eighteen foot high remains of former rectangular three storey tower to north with connecting wall to later outer court to south. Tower has remains of large external stack to north wall and small square openings to west wall. Outer court has walls on three sides with central ashlar polygonal tower with cross slit windows on two sides and small cusped ogee window to left side. West wall has a four-centred arched fireplace to centre with quoined doorcase to left side. Other wall without openings. Built by the Grey family of Codnor and taken over by the Zouch family in 1496. Scheduled Ancient Monument No 160. Ruinous at time of re-survey.

Listing NGR: SK4336149986

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National Grid Reference: SK 43361 49986

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