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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1035327
English Heritage Legacy ID: 307721
Location: Kenilworth, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV8
Civil Parish: Kenilworth
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Kenilworth St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
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
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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