PEVERIL CASTLE CURTAIN WALLS AND FRAGMENTARY FOUNDATIONS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1250966

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1985

Statutory Address: PEVERIL CASTLE CURTAIN WALLS AND FRAGMENTARY FOUNDATIONS, MARKET PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PEVERIL CASTLE CURTAIN WALLS AND FRAGMENTARY FOUNDATIONS, MARKET PLACE

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

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak (District Authority)

Parish: Castleton

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

National Grid Reference: SK 14917 82581, SK 14933 82636

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History

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Details

PARISH OF CASTLETON OFF MARKET PLACE 1. 5172 (south side) SK 18 SW 6/36 Peveril Castle, Curtain Walls and fragmentary foundations I 2. Castle. Late Cll, C12 and early C13. Rubble limestone and gritstone ashlar. Roughly triangular site with the keep in the south west angle. North and west curtain walls have some herringbone masonry. Remains of buildings including the hall in the north west angle. Remains of further extensive domestic buildings in the south east corner, probably including a chapel. The keep was built in 1176. It is square in plan and retains some of its ashlar facing, mainly on the south east and south west fronts. Each front has angle and central buttresses partly extant. Narrow round headed windows to ground floor. Entrance is to the first floor on the south east side. The upper floors have larger window openings. Remains of spiral staircase in the north east angle. Scheduled Ancient Monument in the guardianship of English Heritage.

Listing NGR: SK1493382606

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 82553

Legacy System: LBS

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