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Castle Armoury

A Grade II Listed Building in East, Bury

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5942 / 53°35'39"N

Longitude: -2.2985 / 2°17'54"W

OS Eastings: 380338

OS Northings: 410885

OS Grid: SD803108

Mapcode National: GBR DVDW.59

Mapcode Global: WH97Q.NXNJ

Entry Name: Castle Armoury

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210608

Location: Bury, BL9

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: East

Built-Up Area: Bury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 8010 NW CASTLE STREET
1/29
- Castle Armoury

- II

Built 1868 to house 8th Lancashire Rifle Volunteers, on site of Bury Castle and re-
using some building materials. Extended to provide drill hall in 1907 in same loosely
medieval style. Snecked rock-faced rubble. Mainly 2 storeys. Long frontage of
some 30 round-headed windows, in pairs and threes. Rising above battlemented parapet
are 2 towers (left-hand one flanked by taller rectangular turret, right-hand one
with round-headed entry having portcullis feature which bears battalion insigna and
supporters; further small turrets, at corners and other points. Arrow slits; first-
floor sill-band; Corbel table. The later and much larger building attached to the
rear is not included.


Listing NGR: SD8033810885

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