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Remains of Waytemore Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8717 / 51°52'18"N

Longitude: 0.1625 / 0°9'45"E

OS Eastings: 548976

OS Northings: 221447

OS Grid: TL489214

Mapcode National: GBR LCD.RWL

Mapcode Global: VHHLV.R6SZ

Entry Name: Remains of Waytemore Castle

Listing Date: 18 October 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160900

Location: Bishop's Stortford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Stortford

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Stortford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hockerill All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1.
5454 THE CAUSEWAY


Remains of
Waytemore Castle
TL 4921 SW:4/12, 3/12, 6/12 18.10.49
TL 4821 SE
TL 42 SE

I


2.
Reamins of Cll and C12 motte and bailey castle. Earthwork mound, flint walling.
Large oval motte, 40 ft high, with ruins of C12 shell keep on top perimeter. Remains
of chambers in north-east and south-east angles. Roughly pentagonal bailey to south
has water courses on 4 sides. Now public tennis courts and gardens; wooded with grand
avenue. Scheduled Ancient Monument. (RCHM (1911)).


Listing NGR: TL4897621447

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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