REMAINS OF MARSHWOOD CASTLE, 50 METRES WEST OF LODGE HOUSE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1324105
Date first listed:
04-Dec-1951
Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF MARSHWOOD CASTLE, 50 METRES WEST OF LODGE HOUSE FARMHOUSE, POORHOUSE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF MARSHWOOD CASTLE, 50 METRES WEST OF LODGE HOUSE FARMHOUSE, POORHOUSE LANE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
West Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Marshwood
National Grid Reference:
SY 40458 97698

Details

SY 49 NW MARSHWOOD POORHOUSE LANE 6/25 Remains of Marshwood Castle, 50 metres west of Lodge House Farmhouse 4.12.51 GV II* Remains of Angle Tower, Marshwood Castle. Stone rubble walls with mortared core standing up to 10 feet in places. Plan: 3 1/2 sides of an angle tower, 40 feet x 29 feet, in the south-west angle of an originally moated enclosure. Facing-stones of walls do not survive. Walls originally from 6 ft to 10 ft thick. Head of the Honour and Barony of the Norman Mandeville family. Only head of a Barony in Dorset. Perhaps identifiable with Wootton Fitzpaine in Domesday Book. Mandevilles became Earls of Essex, 5 Stephen. Became extinct 2 Richard I. Sources: Hutchins II, p. 260. Victoria County History III, p. 126n; R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 156(1). Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SY4045897698

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
104588
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 156
Hutchins, J, The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset, (1868), 160
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Dorset, (1908), 126

Legal

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: 18 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05516/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Margaret Jenkins. Source Historic England Archive
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