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Curtain Walls and Gateway at Kingsbury Hall, Kingsbury

Description: Curtain Walls and Gateway at Kingsbury Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 309277

OS Grid Reference: SP2143296308
OS Grid Coordinates: 421432, 296308
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5642, -1.6852

Location: Kingsbury, Warwickshire B78 2LJ

Locality: Kingsbury
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B78 2LJ

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Listing Text

8/62 Curtain walls and gateway at
22/07/53 Kingsbury Hall
(Formerly listed as Kingsbury Hail and wails with tower and <j
Hall and walls with tower and . . , . ,, . .. +. . . , ___j _,, _. . _,. _ __.+. _. . . _. j i j
gateway to south-east of hall)

Curtain walls. C14. Regular coursed sandstone. East wall is approximately 30
metres long, including gateway, and between 4 and 5.5 metres high. Gateway,
possibly rebuilt, has chamfered arch Remains of semi-octagonal tower to
south-east angle, with another wall approximately 22 metres long to west of it;
a lower ruinous wall approximately 10 metres long runs south of the tower, and
has a brick pointed arched doorway. The walls are remnants of a castle or a
fortified house. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p327; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, p100)

Listing NGR: SP2144496301

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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