STOKESAY CASTLE AND GATEHOUSE INCLUDING MOAT RETAINING WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1269939
Date first listed:
12-Nov-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Jun-1996
Statutory Address:
STOKESAY CASTLE AND GATEHOUSE INCLUDING MOAT RETAINING WALLS

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Location

Statutory Address:
STOKESAY CASTLE AND GATEHOUSE INCLUDING MOAT RETAINING WALLS

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Craven Arms
National Grid Reference:
SO 43561 81695

Details

CRAVEN ARMS

SO48SW STOKESAY 1943-1/5/126 Stokesay Castle and Gatehouse 12/11/54 including moat retaining walls (Formerly Listed as: STOKESAY STOKESAY Stokesay Castle and Gatehouse)

GV I

Manor house. c1391-1400; gatehouse added C17. Great Hall: sandstone rubble and timber-frame; stone tile roof; spurred brick ridge stack and paired ashlar ridge stack. Gatehouse: timber-frame and plaster on rubble base; stone tile roof with central gable to east; spurred brick ridge stack; stepped rubble exterior stack with C18 brick chimney to south side. PLAN: courtyard plan with gatehouse and bridge to east, enclosed by moat with rubble perimeter walls. EXTERIOR: Great Hall: with entrance and 3 mullion and transom 2-light windows under advanced gables; solar cross-wings with hipped roofs; jettied first floor with lattice-glazed mullion windows to north. Tower to south: polygonal; battlemented and embrasured parapet. Gatehouse: 2 storeys and attic; single-window range: 2-light lattice-glazed casement in altered opening, under stop-moulded bressumer; 3-light mullion casement to gable, over moulded bressumer. Central passageway, with studded door to rear, under enriched 4-centred arch between pilaster-moulded posts; flanked by 2-light casements, that to left in altered opening; C20 restored moulded bressumer separates post and panel framing from chevron-braced panels of first floor, with spurred quarter bracing to gable; richly carved and ornamented. Rear: similar, with central moulded mullion and transom oriel with lattice glazing; 2 studded plank doors; 3-light casement to right. INTERIOR: in house C17 panelling with carved overmantel; stop-moulded ceiling beams; fireplaces; squints; staircase. Gatehouse interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO4356281693

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
460272
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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