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Sturminster Newton Castle, Sturminster Newton

Description: Sturminster Newton Castle

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102390

OS Grid Reference: ST7846913498
OS Grid Coordinates: 378469, 113498
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9205, -2.3077

Location: Newton Hill, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2BS

Locality: Sturminster Newton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 2BS

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There is also a scheduled monument, Sturminster Castle, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


9/74 Sturminster Newton
Castle (formerly
4.10.60 listed as Remains of


Probably the southern service end of a former manor house hall, possibly with
a solar over. Probably C14. Rubble with ashlar dressings. Roofless and
rained but stands almost to roof height. Originally 2 storeys. Rectangular
plan with possible remains of screens passage to the north. Remains of several
archways and openings. Scheduled as an ancient monument. "RCHM, Dorset Vol III",
HMSO, 1970 p282/3, no 47.

Listing NGR: ST7846913498

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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