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Description: Terraces, Retaining Walls and Steps to West, South and East of Hamcastle Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151538
OS Grid Reference: SO7345861769
OS Grid Coordinates: 373458, 261769
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2535, -2.3902
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SO 76 SW CLIFTON UPON TEME -
2/5 Terraces, retaining walls
and steps to west, south
- and east of Hamcastle
Terraces with retaining walls. Probably C17 in origin, remodelled mid C19.
Rubble with brick repairs and buttresses. South wall about 65 metres long
and impressively high with secondary terrace below (also included); returned
40 metres to west in rubble with a rebuilt pyramidally roofed pavilion (also
included) at the midpoint; returned about 35 metres to east in brick with
secondary terrace and a large T-plan flight of steps (also included) down to
lawn at the north end. The farmhouse (not included) was rebuilt after a fire
in 1887. The motte and bailey castle about 200 metres to the north is a
scheduled ancient monument (VCH 4, pp 246/7).
Listing NGR: SO7345861769
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Source: English Heritage
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