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Fortification Wall Adjoining Holt Castle at South-West Corner, Holt

Description: Fortification Wall Adjoining Holt Castle at South-West Corner

Grade: II
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

Location: Holt, Worcestershire WR6 6NJ

Locality: Holt
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR6 6NJ

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Listing Text


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

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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