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Gateway and Curtain Wall, Croft and Yarpole

Description: Gateway and Curtain Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 149430

OS Grid Reference: SO4509565610
OS Grid Coordinates: 345095, 265610
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2859, -2.8063

Location: Yarpole, County of Herefordshire HR6 9PW

Locality: Croft and Yarpole
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR6 9PW

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Listing Text

SO 46 NE

3/27 Gateway and curtain wall


Gateway and curtain wall. Late C18. Coursed rubble. Wall with central
entrance aligned north/south, returning to east at north end with quadrant
bastion in corner, this stretch of wall terminated by a square tower.
South end returns to south-east and is terminated by a diamond-plan tower.
Main wall is crenellated with two-centred arch of two chamfered orders to
entrance flanked by two loops to each side. Quadrant and return wall to
right have a plain parapet. The tower has a corbelled crenellated parapet
and a cross-loop below. The battered plinth has a roll moulding. Other
tower similarly detailed. Croft Castle is a property in the care of the
National Trust. (BoE, p 109; National Trust Guidebook 1986, pp 13, 38).

Listing NGR: SO4509565610

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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