REMAINS OF GREASLEY CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1248033
Date first listed:
09-Sep-1987
Date of most recent amendment:
25-Jan-1989
Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF GREASLEY CASTLE, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF GREASLEY CASTLE, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Nottinghamshire
District:
Broxtowe (District Authority)
Parish:
Greasley
National Grid Reference:
SK 49108 47127

Details

SK 44 NE GREASLEY MAIN ROAD Greasley (south west side)

2/16 Remains of Greasley Castle

II

The entry shall be amended to read:-

SK 44 NE GREASLEY CHURCH ROAD Greasley (south west side)

2/16 Remains of Greasley Castle

II

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SK 44 NE GREASLEY MAIN ROAD Greasley (south west side)

2/16 Remains of Greasley Castle

II

Remains of castle. c.1341. Altered C19 and C20. Rebuilt and with additions, late C19. Coursed and squared rubble and brick, with slate and corrugated asbestos sheet roofs, some steep pitched. Single gable stack. Single storey with lofts. U-plan around yard. Site bounded by dry moat. Barn on east side has adjoining C20 lean-to cowshed. To its right, projection with catslide roof. Beyond, brick steps to door, and beyond again, double door and a rubble buttress. Above, square blocked opening. West side has 2 C20 garage doors and to their right, casement flanked by single blocked doors, and beyond, a larger casement. Above, a central casement. South gable has C20 sliding door. Stable range, C19, to north, has blank rubble wall. To south, off-centre garage door and 2 stable doors and 4 casements. Stables and cowsheds to west, 12 bays, have on west side, to left, gable with splayed corner containing chamfered doorway with segmental head. To its right, mullioned casement. Above it, ashlar asterisk. Beyond, to right, C19 stable, 2 bays, with 2 casements to north and 3 doors to south. To its right, rubble boundary wall with gabled ashlar coping. Beyond, 3 casements. East side has to left, 4 bay cartshed and to right, passageway flanked by stable doors and casements. This group of buildings incorporates the remains of Greasley Castle. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument No. 34.

Listing NGR: SK4910847127

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
429409
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: 13 Sep 2005
Reference: IOE01/13130/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Holt. Source Historic England Archive
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