Description: Remains of College at Mettingham Castle
Date Listed: 1 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 282170
OS Grid Reference: TM3601288646
OS Grid Coordinates: 636012, 288646
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4448, 1.4714
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METTINGHAM CASTLE ROAD
TM 38 NE
4/19 Remains of College at
1-9-53 ( formerly listed with
The ruins of a monastic college, sited to the south of the castle (see Item
4/18), in a small moated enclosure inside the main castle moat. The castle
premises were conveyed to the college in 1382, which at that time was sited at
Raveningham in Norfolk; the move to Mettingham was not completed until 1393.
There are several substantial sections of flint rubble walls with red brick
dressings, some with original window openings. The lower part of a square
tower has lancet window openings. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of
Archaeology, Vol.4, pp.77-89. Scheduled Ancient Monument (County No.70).
Listing NGR: TM3601288646
Source: English Heritage
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