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Remains of Keep to Stowey Castle, Nether Stowey

Description: Remains of Keep to Stowey Castle

Grade: I
Date Listed: 29 March 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 268896

OS Grid Reference: ST1868739574
OS Grid Coordinates: 318687, 139574
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1496, -3.1639

Locality: Nether Stowey
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1LD

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There is also a scheduled monument, Stowey Castle, the Site of St Michael's Chapel and a Medieval Kiln Site, 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


6/46 Remains of Keep to Stowey Castle
(formerly listed as Stowey Castle
(remains of) under General)

- I

Remains of keep. C11. Coursed blue lias rubble, forming foundation walls, some buried, of a square keep. Remains stand
on a conical earthwork with a ditch approximately 250 metres in circumference. The walling is the only visible
structural remains of the castle. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 56).

Listing NGR: ST1868739574

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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