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Description: The Castle
Date Listed: 10 July 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 277122
OS Grid Reference: TM0093351999
OS Grid Coordinates: 600933, 251999
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1298, 0.9342
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WATTISHAM HITCHAM ROAD
TM 05 SW 34/970
C18-C19. A quadrangular block comprising the house and outbuildings
in the form of a castle fortification with castellated stuccoed walls.
The house is in the south-west part and has a circular angle tower
of 2 storeys and a projecting circular turret of 3 storeys with an
octagonal slate roof. Further to the north there is a 2 storeyed
circular turret entrance to the barn and beyond it a "Gothic" window
of 4 lights with brick tracery, similar larger blocked windows with
interlacing tracery are on the east side which screens the other
outbuildings. Roofs slate and pantiles behind the embattled parapets.
Listing NGR: TM0093351999
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Source: English Heritage
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