History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Clifford Castle and Barbican

A Grade I Listed Building in Clifford, County of Herefordshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1042 / 52°6'15"N

Longitude: -3.1059 / 3°6'21"W

OS Eastings: 324349

OS Northings: 245678

OS Grid: SO243456

Mapcode National: GBR F2.9L6L

Mapcode Global: VH77T.3CWQ

Entry Name: Clifford Castle and Barbican

Listing Date: 17 January 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153696

Location: Clifford, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Clifford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Clifford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Find accommodation in
Clifford

Listing Text

SO 24 NW CLIFFORD CP A 438 (west side)

1/75 Clifford Castle and
barbican

17/1/49
I


Castle, ruined. Late C13 with some C19 and C20 repairs. Rubble with
ashlar dressings, the latter heavily robbed. Irregular polygonal court
on motte, gatehouse to north-east with circular towers, hall on north-
west front, 3 round towers at south and west angles. Hall of 2 storeys,
battered plinth capped by rounded string course, remnants of a first
floor window to east end of north (external) wall; stack at east end
with ground floor hearth. West tower is only one surviving above one
metre; 2 storeys, plinth as hall, 2 loop embrasures on first floor;
curtain wall to south-east of tower contains 3 garderobes, external vents
with triangular heads. Base of gateway includes remnants of portcullis
slot. Ruins of barbican with 2 round towers standing about one metre
high about 50 metres to east of motte. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: SO2445845720

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.