CASTLE INCLUDING SOUTH WEST MOAT BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1342469
Date first listed:
16-Jul-1958
Date of most recent amendment:
09-Feb-1984
Statutory Address:
CASTLE INCLUDING SOUTH WEST MOAT BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CASTLE INCLUDING SOUTH WEST MOAT BRIDGE

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Old Buckenham
National Grid Reference:
TM 08449 90393

Details

TM 08 90 OLD BUCKENHAM

Castle including south- 12/124 west moat bridge (formerly 16.7.58 listed as Remains of Castle)

- I

Remains of Castle Keep. 1140's possibly complete by 1146. Whole coursed flint walls. Circular plan with internal cross wall running north-east to south-west. Walls survive to first floor level of 2 storey keep. Entrance arch to ground floor C15 but original pointed arched doorway through cross wall. Probably the earliest circular keep in England. Moat bridge C13 of ashlar, flint and brick, some of the latter early C15, most C19. Parapet over arched opening. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County number 8

Listing NGR: TM0844990393

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
220371
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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Date: 26 Jan 2003
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