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Wall Adjoining the Remains of Alberbury Castle to South-East, Alberbury with Cardeston

Description: Wall Adjoining the Remains of Alberbury Castle to South-East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258923

OS Grid Reference: SJ3581714367
OS Grid Coordinates: 335817, 314367
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7231, -2.9517

Location: B4393, Cardeston, Shropshire SY5 9AH

Locality: Alberbury with Cardeston
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9AH

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Listing Text

12/18 Wall adjoining the
- remains of Alberbury
Castle to south-east


Wall. Probably mid-C19. Coursed Alberbury breccia with red sandstone
dressings. Aligned approximately north-south, curving round to south-east;
approximately 50 metres long and 2.5 metres high. Coping-stones of
alternate heights. Probably C19 doorway to south with pointed chamfered
arch and nail-studded boarded door. Pair of C20 boarded gates giving
access to yard at north end. The wall adjoins the remains of Alberbury
Castle (qv) at its north end and the English Lodge (qv) at its southern
end. It forms a significant visual link between the English Lodge (qv),
war memorial (qv), the remains of the Castle (qv), and the church (qv).
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ3581714367

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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