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Remains of Old Sarum Castle and Cathedral

A Grade I Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0943 / 51°5'39"N

Longitude: -1.8064 / 1°48'23"W

OS Eastings: 413653

OS Northings: 132789

OS Grid: SU136327

Mapcode National: GBR 511.6EN

Mapcode Global: FRA 7637.82V

Entry Name: Remains of Old Sarum Castle and Cathedral

Listing Date: 12 October 1972

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318843

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Stratford sub Castle St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

Remains of Old Sarum
1.
1594 Castle & Cathedral
SU 1332 12/380

I
2.
Stone abutments of original drawbridge remain at east entrance. Remains of
late C12 gatehouse, 2 towers with semi circular fronts. To south west of
gatehouse the remains of bakehouse with hearths and ovens. Remains of Keep
still standing, a range of buildings round an inner court. To the south of
south west Postern gate remains a massive battered base to tower. To the
south east one surviving wall with stone bench of the C13 Hall. Best preserved
section of curtain wall by the Postern gate and Hall. Another range on south
east. Norman masonry 12 ft thick, the walkway survives. Only outlines of
the foundations of the Cathedral remain. The undercroft of the Chapter House
is preserved. AM.


Listing NGR: SU1376532703

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