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Orford Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Orford, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0943 / 52°5'39"N

Longitude: 1.5307 / 1°31'50"E

OS Eastings: 641943

OS Northings: 249872

OS Grid: TM419498

Mapcode National: GBR XRS.PTQ

Mapcode Global: VHM88.HM3D

Entry Name: Orford Castle

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Last Amended: 16 January 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285095

Location: Orford, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP12

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Orford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Orford St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 44 NW ORFORD CASTLE GREEN

2/8 Orford Castle
16.3.66 (Formerly listed under General)
GV I


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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