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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: DONNINGTON CASTLE

List entry Number: 1291031

Location

DONNINGTON CASTLE, CASTLE LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
West BerkshireUnitary AuthorityShaw cum Donnington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1969

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 394112

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SU 46NE SHAW CUM DONNINGTON CASTLE LANE

7/40 Donnington Castle 9.9.69 - I

Castle 1386. Flint with stone dressings and some repairs in brick. Ruined courtyard with the remains of 6 towers. Gatehouse to east, possibly by Henry Yevele. 3 storeys. 2 circular towers at eastern corners of 4 stages with plinth and battlemented parapet. 2 square headed windows to east with moulded 4-centered arch below. Interior: Gatehall has 2 bay lierne vault with moulded ribs, cusped panels and carved bosses. A.M.(Berks. No. 4). Donnington Castle. M.Wood. HMSO.l964.B.O.E.Berkshire p.128.

Listing NGR: SU4610469168

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Berkshire - Date: 1975 - Page References: 128

National Grid Reference: SU4611869170

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