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BOLINGBROKE CASTLE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BOLINGBROKE CASTLE

List entry Number: 1309023

Location

BOLINGBROKE CASTLE, MOAT LANE

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bolingbroke

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 28-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 196127

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BOLINGBROKE MOAT LANE TF 36 NW (west side) 1/32 Bolingbroke Castle I

Former castle, now ruin. Founded 1220-1230 by Randulph de Blundevill, Earl of Chester and Lincoln. Extended and altered C14 when it became part of the Duchy of Lancaster. Rebuilding C15, and C16 but dereliction had set in by 1600. In 1642 it was sleighted during the Civil War. Squared greenstone rubble, ashlar dressings. Courtyard plan with octagonal and round corner towers. Walls stand to about 6'0". The castle was the birth place of King Henry IV, son of John of Gaunt. It was excavated in the 1960s. Scheduled Ancient Monument No 88. (In care of English Heritage).

Listing NGR: TF3491165039

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National Grid Reference: TF 34911 65039

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