GATEWAY AND CURTAIN WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1349763
Date first listed:
09-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
GATEWAY AND CURTAIN WALL, CROFT PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATEWAY AND CURTAIN WALL, CROFT PARK

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Croft and Yarpole
National Grid Reference:
SO 45095 65610

Details

CROFT CP CROFT PARK SO 46 NE

3/27 Gateway and curtain wall

GV II

Gateway and curtain wall. Late C18. Coursed rubble. Wall with central entrance aligned north/south, returning to east at north end with quadrant bastion in corner, this stretch of wall terminated by a square tower. South end returns to south-east and is terminated by a diamond-plan tower. Main wall is crenellated with two-centred arch of two chamfered orders to entrance flanked by two loops to each side. Quadrant and return wall to right have a plain parapet. The tower has a corbelled crenellated parapet and a cross-loop below. The battered plinth has a roll moulding. Other tower similarly detailed. Croft Castle is a property in the care of the National Trust. (BoE, p 109; National Trust Guidebook 1986, pp 13, 38).

Listing NGR: SO4509565610

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
149430
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Guide to Croft Castle, (1986), 13 38
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 109
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 20 Hereford and Worcester,

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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