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Retaining Wall to Terrace on North and East Sides of Thurland Castle, with Wall from House to Entrance Gateway

A Grade II Listed Building in Cantsfield, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1522 / 54°9'7"N

Longitude: -2.5972 / 2°35'50"W

OS Eastings: 361091

OS Northings: 473097

OS Grid: SD610730

Mapcode National: GBR BN9F.H9

Mapcode Global: WH94W.2WHQ

Entry Name: Retaining Wall to Terrace on North and East Sides of Thurland Castle, with Wall from House to Entrance Gateway

Listing Date: 4 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182354

Location: Cantsfield, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA6

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Cantsfield

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tunstall St John the Baptist and Melling St Wilfred and Leck St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

CANTSFIELD
SD 67 SW

5/59 Retaining wall to terrace on north
and east sides of Thurland Castle,
with wall from house to entrance
gateway

GV II

Walls, 1880s with earlier remains. Terrace retaining wall crenellated and
has buttresses with offsets. North and south corners of terrace have
projections of rounded plan, treated as bastions. On the north side the
wall returns against the house. On the south side it connects with the
wall from the house to the gateway. This wall contains 2 moulded doorways
and, towards its northern end, some re-set stone dressings which appear to
be of c.l600.


Listing NGR: SD6109173097

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