List entry

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: WOLVESEY CASTLE

List entry Number: 1095511

Location

WOLVESEY CASTLE, THE CLOSE

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

County District District Type Parish
HampshireWinchesterDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 144498

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1833 THE CLOSE Wolvesey Castle SU 4829 SW 6/40 24.3.50. I GV

2. Ruins are remains of Caste erected by Bishop Henry de Blois (1129-1171). Original Bishops residence (see Archaeological Journal 1902). Destroyed by Roundheads, 1646. Chapel, mainly C,15, remains in use. AM.

All listed buildings in The Close form a group.

Listing NGR: SU4814229184

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Archaeological Journal' in Archaeological Journal, (1902)

National Grid Reference: SU 48459 29088

Map


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