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Description: Retaining Wall to Inner Courtyard at Thurland Castle, with Tower Base Adjoining on South-West Side
Date Listed: 4 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182356
OS Grid Reference: SD6111273078
OS Grid Coordinates: 361112, 473078
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1520, -2.5969
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SD 67 SW
5/61 Retaining wall to inner courtyard
at Thurland Castle, with tower base
adjoining on south-west side.
Wall, 1880s, with tower base probably C14th, sandstone rubble. Wall has
saddle-backed coping. At its northern end there is a doorway with
elliptical arch and a flight of stone steps leading down to a lower level.
At its south-eastern end it terminates with an octagonal pier. Against its
south-western side there is the base of a tower, of rectangular plan with
a weathered plinth. Its eastern wall has a chamfered doorway with a
chamfered surround on its inner side. Inside the tower is barrel-vaulted.
Listing NGR: SD6111273078
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Source: English Heritage
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