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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: GATEHOUSE TO MACKWORTH CASTLE

List entry Number: 1158635

Location

GATEHOUSE TO MACKWORTH CASTLE, LOWER ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
DerbyshireAmber ValleyDistrict AuthorityMackworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jan-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78923

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History

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Details

SK 33 NW PARISH OF MACKWORTH LOWER ROAD 6/83 (North Side) Gatehouse to 13.2.67 Mackworth Castle (formerly listed as ruins of of Mackworth Castle) GV I Gatehouse to Mackworth Castle, which was probably a fortified manor house. c1495-1500. Sandstone ashlar with repairs and additions in red brick. Only the front and side walls remain. Two storeys, chamfered plinth, battlemented parapet, and moulded stringcourse. South elevation of three bays. Central gateway with four- centred arch and depressed crocketed ogee hoodmould. Full height buttresses on either side with two set-offs. Three windows above, under flat arches and with the remains of cusped tracery, showing them to have been 2-light windows with a transom. String- course with gargoyles. Corbelled out circular angle turrets. Polygonal chimney stack. Rear elevation has brick repair, the remains of a fireplace and a spiral stair, later brick lean- to sheds. Also scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SK3133237828

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National Grid Reference: SK 31332 37828

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