GATEHOUSE TO MACKWORTH CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1158635

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jan-1986

Statutory Address: GATEHOUSE TO MACKWORTH CASTLE, LOWER ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GATEHOUSE TO MACKWORTH CASTLE, LOWER ROAD

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

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley (District Authority)

Parish: Mackworth

National Grid Reference: SK3133637823

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SK 33 NW PARISH OF MACKWORTH LOWER ROAD 6/83 (North Side) Gatehouse to 13.2.67 Mackworth Castle (formerly listed as ruins of of Mackworth Castle) GV I Gatehouse to Mackworth Castle, which was probably a fortified manor house. c1495-1500. Sandstone ashlar with repairs and additions in red brick. Only the front and side walls remain. Two storeys, chamfered plinth, battlemented parapet, and moulded stringcourse. South elevation of three bays. Central gateway with four- centred arch and depressed crocketed ogee hoodmould. Full height buttresses on either side with two set-offs. Three windows above, under flat arches and with the remains of cusped tracery, showing them to have been 2-light windows with a transom. String- course with gargoyles. Corbelled out circular angle turrets. Polygonal chimney stack. Rear elevation has brick repair, the remains of a fireplace and a spiral stair, later brick lean- to sheds. Also scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SK3133637823

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 78923

Legacy System: LBS

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