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Curtain Wall, Gates and Gatepiers Attached to and Approximately 50 Metres North and West of Rockingh, Rockingham

Description: Curtain Wall, Gates and Gatepiers Attached to and Approximately 50 Metres North and West of Rockingh

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 229926

OS Grid Reference: SP8661491356
OS Grid Coordinates: 486614, 291356
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5132, -0.7251

Location: Main Street, Rockingham, Northamptonshire LE16 8TG

Locality: Rockingham
Local Authority: Corby Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 8TG

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Listing Text

SP8691 (West side)
12/144 Curtain wall, gates and
gatepiers attached to and
approx. 50m. N and west of
Rockingham Castle


Curtain wall, gates and gatepiers. Probably following line of C11 outer wall,
mainly C17 and C19. Limestone ashlar base with top courses of squared coursed
ironstone with ashlar coping and ball finials at intervals. Ashlar buttresses at
intervals. West face at end of yew walk has C18 ashlar gatepiers linked by
wrought iron gate with overthrow and leaf decoration. Flight of stone steps
attached to left of steps. North-west corner and position of gates are said to
be sites of towers in curtain wall.
(Rockingham Castle garden is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at
Grade II*; The Old Halls and Manor Houses of Northamptonshire by J.A. Gotch,

Listing NGR: SP8661491356

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Source: English Heritage

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