REMAINS OF COLLEGE AT METTINGHAM CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352601
Date first listed:
01-Sep-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF COLLEGE AT METTINGHAM CASTLE, CASTLE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF COLLEGE AT METTINGHAM CASTLE, CASTLE ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Waveney (District Authority)
Parish:
Mettingham
National Grid Reference:
TM 36012 88646

Details

METTINGHAM CASTLE ROAD TM 38 NE 4/19 Remains of College at Mettingham Castle 1-9-53 ( formerly listed with Mettingham Castle) - II The ruins of a monastic college, sited to the south of the castle (see Item 4/18), in a small moated enclosure inside the main castle moat. The castle premises were conveyed to the college in 1382, which at that time was sited at Raveningham in Norfolk; the move to Mettingham was not completed until 1393. There are several substantial sections of flint rubble walls with red brick dressings, some with original window openings. The lower part of a square tower has lancet window openings. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology, Vol.4, pp.77-89. Scheduled Ancient Monument (County No.70).

Listing NGR: TM3601288646

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
282170
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History' in Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History, , Vol. 4, (), 77-89

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: 11 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14144/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Norman H Sumter. Source Historic England Archive
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