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Description: Orford Castle
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285095
OS Grid Reference: TM4194349872
OS Grid Coordinates: 641943, 249872
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0943, 1.5307
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Orford Castle with Adjoining Quarry and Remains of 20th Century Look-Out Post, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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TM 44 NW ORFORD CASTLE GREEN
2/8 Orford Castle
16.3.66 (Formerly listed under General)
Castle keep. 1165-7. For Henry II. Septaria and Caen stone plinth, quoins,
battlements and dressings to openings. The Keep is circular internally with
polygonal exterior with three square projecting turrets. (FOR DETAILED
DESCRIPTION SEE "ORFORD CASTLE" D.O.E. OFFICIAL GUIDE BOOK by R. ALLEN BROWN,
M.A., D.Phil., F.S.A. H.M.S.O. 1964. Scheduled A.M.)
Listing NGR: TM4194349872
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Source: English Heritage
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