Gatehouse, stables and flanking walls at Banwell Castle


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Banwell Castle, Castle Hill, Banwell, BS29 6NX


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Statutory Address:
Banwell Castle, Castle Hill, Banwell, BS29 6NX

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

North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:


ST 45 NW 5/10

BANWELL CASTLE HILL (south side) Gatehouse, stables and flanking walls at Banwell Castle


GV II* Gatehouse, stables and flanking walls. Circa 1848. Rubble, freestone dressings. Chamfered double arch below parapet between circular embattled towers decorated with cross loops, that to left has ground floor slit windows; cast iron gates with heraldic motifs; from within arch, flights of steps rise into each tower through chamfered, round headed openings; to right a heavily embattled wall curves round to the tower on the west wall (q.v.); to left a larger, two storey embattled drum tower single light windows adjoins a hexagonal turret with a capping small circular turret; to left of this, an embattled wall pierced by round headed lancets for stables up to a buttress, plain thereafter the wall runs on to the dairy (q.v.); behind wall to left of gatehouse are plain lean-to altered stables.

Listing NGR: ST4011258688


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

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Date: 20 Sep 2001
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