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Chapel and Terrace Retaining Walls at Stourton Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Kinver, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.4621 / 52°27'43"N

Longitude: -2.2083 / 2°12'29"W

OS Eastings: 385946

OS Northings: 284926

OS Grid: SO859849

Mapcode National: GBR 1BW.LJN

Mapcode Global: VH91G.NCYX

Entry Name: Chapel and Terrace Retaining Walls at Stourton Castle

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407321

Location: Kinver, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DY7

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Kinver

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Kinver St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SO 88 SE
11/103 Chapel and terrace
retaining walls at Stourton
Chapel and retaining walls. Early to mid-C19 incorporating some earlier
material. Red brick with stone dressings. The walls support the terrace
around Stourton Castle (q.v.) on the north, south and east sides, and a
causeway which approaches the castle from the north; the chapel is beneath
the south-east angle of the terrace. South-side: stepped buttresses,
projecting parapet band and plain coped parapet. The wall is terminated
to the left by a squat circular pier with conical cap and ball finial.
The Chapel to the right has a central pointed door flanked by a pair of
pointed windows with leaded glass; small loop to the left. Interior:
a wooden door, probably C15/16 reputed to have come from the gate tower to
Stourton Castle (q.v.). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SO8594684926

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