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Retaining Wall to Terrace on North and East Sides of Thurland Castle, with Wall from House to Entran, Cantsfield

Description: Retaining Wall to Terrace on North and East Sides of Thurland Castle, with Wall from House to Entran

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182354

OS Grid Reference: SD6109173097
OS Grid Coordinates: 361091, 473097
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1522, -2.5972

Location: Cantsfield, Lancashire LA6 2QR

Locality: Cantsfield
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA6 2QR

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Listing Text

SD 67 SW

5/59 Retaining wall to terrace on north
and east sides of Thurland Castle,
with wall from house to entrance


Walls, 1880s with earlier remains. Terrace retaining wall crenellated and
has buttresses with offsets. North and south corners of terrace have
projections of rounded plan, treated as bastions. On the north side the
wall returns against the house. On the south side it connects with the
wall from the house to the gateway. This wall contains 2 moulded doorways
and, towards its northern end, some re-set stone dressings which appear to
be of c.l600.

Listing NGR: SD6109173097

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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