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Castle Including South West Moat Bridge, Old Buckenham

Description: Castle Including South West Moat Bridge

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 July 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 220371

OS Grid Reference: TM0844990393
OS Grid Coordinates: 608449, 290393
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4717, 1.0676

Location: B1113, Old Buckenham, Norfolk NR16 2AG

Locality: Old Buckenham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR16 2AG

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There is also a scheduled monument, Buckenham Castle, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


Castle including south-
12/124 west moat bridge (formerly
16.7.58 listed as Remains of Castle)

- I

Remains of Castle Keep. 1140's possibly complete by 1146. Whole coursed
flint walls. Circular plan with internal cross wall running north-east to
south-west. Walls survive to first floor level of 2 storey keep. Entrance
arch to ground floor C15 but original pointed arched doorway through cross
wall. Probably the earliest circular keep in England. Moat bridge C13 of
ashlar, flint and brick, some of the latter early C15, most C19. Parapet
over arched opening. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County number 8

Listing NGR: TM0844990393

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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