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Description: Fortification Wall Adjoining Holt Castle at South-West Corner
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151759
OS Grid Reference: SO8302962539
OS Grid Coordinates: 383029, 262539
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2608, -2.2501
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SO 86 SW HOLT CP
2/89 Fortification wall adjoining
Holt Castle at south-west
Fortification wall. C15. Coursed sandstone rubble. Approx 3 feet thick and
32 yards long running westwards at right angles to Castle (qv). Part of it is
battlemented, merlons have ridged capping, and a wall-walk a few feet below
crenellation height on its northern elevation. At its western end is a doorway
leading from the forecourt to the garden; it has a two-centred doorhead and
wrought iron gate.
Listing NGR: SO8302962538
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Source: English Heritage
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