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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: BROUGHTON CASTLE, GATEHOUSE, BRIDGE AND CURTAIN WALL

List entry Number: 1248762

Location

BROUGHTON CASTLE, GATEHOUSE, BRIDGE AND CURTAIN WALL

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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireCherwellDistrict AuthorityBroughton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Nov-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 430506

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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

BROUGHTON SP43NW 1/225 Broughton Castle, gatehouse, 08/12/55 bridge and curtain wall (Formerly listed as Broughton Castle)

GV I

Gatehouse: C14, remodelled C15, repairs dated WS/1655; bridge C14; walls c.1405. Gatehouse: Regular coursed ironstone rubble. Crenellated parapet. Small octagonal turret to rear left. 2 storeys. 4-centred archway. Plank doors dated 1617. 2-light Perpendicular windows above. Slits to right and left ends. Bridge: Regular coursed ironstone rubble with ashlar to upper level. 2 keystoned arches, moulded stone coping. Curtain wall to right: Crenellated with cut stone sills. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.492; Broughton Castle Booklet, 1982).

Listing NGR: SP4182038255

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 492
Other
Broughton Castle Booklet, 1982,
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

National Grid Reference: SP 41804 38242

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