WINDSOR CASTLE INCLUDING ALL THE BUILDINGS WITHIN THE WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1117776
Date first listed:
02-Oct-1975
Statutory Address:
WINDSOR CASTLE INCLUDING ALL THE BUILDINGS WITHIN THE WALLS

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Location

Statutory Address:
WINDSOR CASTLE INCLUDING ALL THE BUILDINGS WITHIN THE WALLS

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

District:
Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 97002 77033

Details

1. 5130 Windsor Castle including all the buildings within the walls. SU 9677 SE 1/1 SU 9676 NE 3/1 SU 9776 NW 4/1 SU 97 NE 8/1 I 2. England's largest castle and a royal palace, covering some 13 acres. The castle dates back to William the Conqueror but the first stone buildings were erected by Henry II between 1165 and 1179. The round keep stands on an artificial motte and there are baileys known as the Lower, Middle and Upper Wards. Continuous additions since this time with particu1ar activity following the foundation of the Order of the Garter by Edward III in 1348, the ensuing St George's Chapel of 1475-1511; and extensive rebuilding for Charles II by Hugh May. The present aspect of the Castle largely results from the alterations, additions and restorations carried out by James Wyatt and Sir Jeffry Wyatville circa 1800 to 1830, with further work carried out by Blore and Salvin in Queen Victoria's reign. Dominant cliff-top setting. Terrace garden with stone revetments and statuary to east of ridge. AM.



Listing NGR: SU9700077032

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
40355
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Nov 2007
Reference: IOE01/17018/02
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