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REMAINS OF COLLEGE AT METTINGHAM CASTLE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: REMAINS OF COLLEGE AT METTINGHAM CASTLE

List entry Number: 1352601

Location

REMAINS OF COLLEGE AT METTINGHAM CASTLE, CASTLE ROAD

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

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Mettingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Sep-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Jun-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 282170

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: TM 36012 88646

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