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Latitude: 53.0454 / 53°2'43"N
Longitude: -1.3547 / 1°21'16"W
OS Eastings: 443361
OS Northings: 349986
OS Grid: SK433499
Mapcode National: GBR 7F0.0B9
Mapcode Global: WHDG9.5Q56
Entry Name: Remains of Codnor Castle
Listing Date: 25 November 1963
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1109025
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79044
Location: Aldercar and Langley Mill, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, NG16
District: Amber Valley
Civil Parish: Aldercar and Langley Mill
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Ironville Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 44 NW ALDERCARR AND CASTLE LANE
LANGLEY MILL (east side)
Remains of Codnor Castle
Remains of fortified manor. C13 and C14 with later alterations. Ashlar and coursed
squared sandstone. Eighteen foot high remains of former rectangular three storey
tower to north with connecting wall to later outer court to south. Tower has
remains of large external stack to north wall and small square openings to west
wall. Outer court has walls on three sides with central ashlar polygonal tower
with cross slit windows on two sides and small cusped ogee window to left side.
West wall has a four-centred arched fireplace to centre with quoined doorcase to
left side. Other wall without openings. Built by the Grey family of Codnor and
taken over by the Zouch family in 1496. Scheduled Ancient Monument No 160. Ruinous
at time of re-survey.
Listing NGR: SK4336149986
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