REMAINS OF CODNOR CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1109025

Date first listed: 25-Nov-1963

Statutory Address: REMAINS OF CODNOR CASTLE, CASTLE LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: REMAINS OF CODNOR CASTLE, CASTLE LANE

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

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley (District Authority)

Parish: Aldercar and Langley Mill

National Grid Reference: SK 43361 49986

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 79044

Legacy System: LBS

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