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Bastions and Curtain Wall About 10 Metres South East of Saltwood Castle, Saltwood

Description: Bastions and Curtain Wall About 10 Metres South East of Saltwood Castle

Grade: I
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 175640

OS Grid Reference: TR1618335876
OS Grid Coordinates: 616183, 135876
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0815, 1.0851

Location: Saltwood, Kent CT21 4QU

Locality: Saltwood
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT21 4QU

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Listing Text

(East side)

Bastions and
4/62 Curtain Wall about
27.8.52 10 metres South-
East of Saltwood


South-west bastion and part of south curtain wall of outer bailey. Late C14.
Lower courses possibly earlier. Roughly coursed ragstone, with very large
blocks to lower courses. Circular bastion, formerly linked by a north-west
wall to curtain wall of inner bailey. Wall running north-east from bastion
(south wall of bailey) was formerly continuous with rest of outer bailey
curtain wall. Cross loop-lights to bastion. See also Saltwood Castle.

Listing NGR: TR1617635915

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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