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Clare Castle, Clare

Description: Clare Castle

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 December 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 282924

OS Grid Reference: TL7706145212
OS Grid Coordinates: 577061, 245212
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0770, 0.5823

Location: Station Road, Clare, Suffolk CO10 8PA

Locality: Clare
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 8PA

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This building is also a scheduled monument.

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Listing Text


18/128 Clare Castle

- 19/12/61 II*

the map reference number shall be amended to read 19/128.


1. CLARE Clare Castle
TL 74 NE 18/128

II* 19/12/61

Ancient Monument. All that remains is a fragment of the keep on top of what
was a Saxon mound, and some walling lower down. Originally said to have been
built by one of the Earls of Clare. After its alienation it went to the
Barnardistones. In the reign of Charles II it passed to the Elwes of Stoke
until 1825, when it was bought by John Barker of the Priory, in which family
it remained throughout the century.

Listing NGR: TL7706145212

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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