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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: STOKESAY CASTLE AND GATEHOUSE INCLUDING MOAT RETAINING WALLS

List entry Number: 1269939

Location

STOKESAY CASTLE AND GATEHOUSE INCLUDING MOAT RETAINING WALLS

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityCraven Arms

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Jun-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 460272

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History

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Details

CRAVEN ARMS

SO48SW STOKESAY 1943-1/5/126 Stokesay Castle and Gatehouse 12/11/54 including moat retaining walls (Formerly Listed as: STOKESAY STOKESAY Stokesay Castle and Gatehouse)

GV I

Manor house. c1391-1400; gatehouse added C17. Great Hall: sandstone rubble and timber-frame; stone tile roof; spurred brick ridge stack and paired ashlar ridge stack. Gatehouse: timber-frame and plaster on rubble base; stone tile roof with central gable to east; spurred brick ridge stack; stepped rubble exterior stack with C18 brick chimney to south side. PLAN: courtyard plan with gatehouse and bridge to east, enclosed by moat with rubble perimeter walls. EXTERIOR: Great Hall: with entrance and 3 mullion and transom 2-light windows under advanced gables; solar cross-wings with hipped roofs; jettied first floor with lattice-glazed mullion windows to north. Tower to south: polygonal; battlemented and embrasured parapet. Gatehouse: 2 storeys and attic; single-window range: 2-light lattice-glazed casement in altered opening, under stop-moulded bressumer; 3-light mullion casement to gable, over moulded bressumer. Central passageway, with studded door to rear, under enriched 4-centred arch between pilaster-moulded posts; flanked by 2-light casements, that to left in altered opening; C20 restored moulded bressumer separates post and panel framing from chevron-braced panels of first floor, with spurred quarter bracing to gable; richly carved and ornamented. Rear: similar, with central moulded mullion and transom oriel with lattice glazing; 2 studded plank doors; 3-light casement to right. INTERIOR: in house C17 panelling with carved overmantel; stop-moulded ceiling beams; fireplaces; squints; staircase. Gatehouse interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO4356281693

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National Grid Reference: SO 43561 81695

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