THE CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1153159

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1953

Statutory Address: THE CASTLE, CASTLE STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE CASTLE
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Location

Statutory Address: THE CASTLE, CASTLE STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: Christchurch (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SZ 15968 92661

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CASTLE STREET 1. (South Side) 5187 The Castle SZ 1592 1A/17 14.10.53.

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2. The castle was of the motte and bailey type, built by Richard de Redvers in the time of Henry I. It was demolished by order of Parliament in 1651. Of it, the mound remains and, on this, 2 blocks of masonry of stone rubble 9' 8" thick, approached by steps. The west one has 1 window opening and the eastern one has 2. (NMR).

Nos 1 to 11 (odd), the Castle, the signboard of the King's Arms Hotel, the Constable's House and the Town Bridge, form a group with Nos 4 to 6 (even). 6A, 8 to 12 (even), 12A, 14 to 18 (even) and the King's Arms Hotel oggosite. Nos 10, 12 and 12A form part of a group on Millham Street and Nos 8 and 10 are buildings of local interest.

Listing NGR: SZ1596892661

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 101451

Legacy System: LBS

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