CASTLE, REMAINS OF

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307325
Date first listed:
19-Jan-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
CASTLE, REMAINS OF, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CASTLE, REMAINS OF, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ruyton-XI-Towns
National Grid Reference:
SJ3945322154

Details

RUYTON-XI-TOWNS C.P. CHURCH STREET (north SJ 32 SE side) 8/142 Castle , remains of - [formerly listed as The Castle (remains) (in 19.1.52 Church yard)]

GV II

Castle, remains of. Early C14 for Edmund, Earl of Arundel on site of castle destroyed c.1212. Sandstone rubble masonry with facing removed. Fragmentary remains of 3 walls of small square keep on slightly raised platform; footings of another wall projecting at right-angles to north from north-west corner. Walls stand to a maximum of 10m high and north and south sections have rectangular inward-sloping openings of indeterminate date. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County No. 71. B.o.E. p. 238; D.H.S. Cranage, The Churches of Shropshire, Part 9 (1908), pp. 823, 824-5.

Listing NGR: SJ3945322154

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
256694
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 823-825
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 238

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: 10 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01589/25
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