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Kenilworth Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Kenilworth, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3473 / 52°20'50"N

Longitude: -1.5929 / 1°35'34"W

OS Eastings: 427829

OS Northings: 272214

OS Grid: SP278722

Mapcode National: GBR 5LC.S42

Mapcode Global: VHBX9.B8RD

Entry Name: Kenilworth Castle

Listing Date: 10 November 1971

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035327

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307721

Location: Kenilworth, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV8

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Kenilworth

Built-Up Area: Kenilworth

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Kenilworth St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

Kenilworth Castle
1.
1270
SP 2772 SE 7/1
1
2.
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
Hall, 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

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