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Description: The Castle
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 145832
OS Grid Reference: SU4474522715
OS Grid Coordinates: 444745, 122715
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0021, -1.3637
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SU 42 SW HURSLEY CRANBURY PARK
7/34 The Castle
Folly. Mid C18 of older materials and C19 additions. Reused dressed
stone, brick with old plain tile roof. Building in form of tower of
2 storeys of dressed stone facing N towards house, with behind 2 bay brick
building with tall narrow stair turret on one side and C19 wing on the
other. Tower has diagonal buttresses to N corners, and C18 mediaeval
pointed door in centre, each side inset reused column, above inscribed
tablet, and at top C18 2-light pointed cinquefoiled window and string
course with parapet above. Sides each have 2 of these windows. Reused
carved figures and bosses abound on N front. Brick stair turret is gabled
and blank but for one casement. On S side is C20 porch leading to door in
rear bay, with casement above and end stack.
Listing NGR: SU4474222715
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Source: English Heritage
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