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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: CURTAIN WALL, GATES AND GATEPIERS ATTACHED TO AND APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES NORTH AND WEST OF ROCKINGHAM CASTLE

List entry Number: 1051710

Location

CURTAIN WALL, GATES AND GATEPIERS ATTACHED TO AND APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES NORTH AND WEST OF ROCKINGHAM CASTLE, A6003

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireCorbyDistrict AuthorityRockingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 229926

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History

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Details

ROCKINGHAM A6005 SP8691 (West side) 12/144 Curtain wall, gates and gatepiers attached to and approx. 50m. N and west of Rockingham Castle

GV II*

Curtain wall, gates and gatepiers. Probably following line of C11 outer wall, mainly C17 and C19. Limestone ashlar base with top courses of squared coursed ironstone with ashlar coping and ball finials at intervals. Ashlar buttresses at intervals. West face at end of yew walk has C18 ashlar gatepiers linked by wrought iron gate with overthrow and leaf decoration. Flight of stone steps attached to left of steps. North-west corner and position of gates are said to be sites of towers in curtain wall. (Rockingham Castle garden is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II*; The Old Halls and Manor Houses of Northamptonshire by J.A. Gotch, p.24).



Listing NGR: SP8661491356

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Gotch, J A - Title: The Old Halls and Manor Houses of Northamptonshire - Date: 1936 - Page References: 24
  2. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 30 Northamptonshire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: SP 86614 91356

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