Description: Kenilworth Castle
Date Listed: 10 November 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 307721
OS Grid Reference: SP2782972213
OS Grid Coordinates: 427829, 272213
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3473, -1.5929
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Kenilworth Castle: a Motte and Bailey and Enclosure Castle with Mere, Dams and 16th Century Gardens, 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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SP 2772 SE 7/1
Important early C12 Keep with some of the earliest meurtrieres in
existence. Early C13 curtain walls and towers. Late C14, circa
1391 by Robert Skyllington, banqueting hall comparable with Westminster
Fall, though ruinous; domestic buildings etc. Late C16 barbican
gatehouse converted 1650 by Colonel Hawksworth into a residence
(inhabited by Lord Kenilworth). Late C16 timber-framed barn embodying
castle curtain wall. Associations with John of Gaunt, Queen Elizabeth,
etc. Scheduled AM.
Listing NGR: SP2793572345
Source: English Heritage
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