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Ruins of Lyonshall Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyonshall, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.2011 / 52°12'3"N

Longitude: -2.9796 / 2°58'46"W

OS Eastings: 333145

OS Northings: 256322

OS Grid: SO331563

Mapcode National: GBR F7.3FJX

Mapcode Global: VH779.9YN1

Entry Name: Ruins of Lyonshall Castle

Listing Date: 16 October 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301287

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150270

Location: Lyonshall, County of Herefordshire, HR5

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Lyonshall

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Lyonshall

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 35 NW

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- II

Ruins of Lyonshall Castle. Largely C13, though possibly with earlier origins.
Sections of low sandstone rubble walling survive denoting position of former
circular keep and some sections of the walling enclosing the inner bailey
to the south-east of the keep. (RCHM, Vol III, p 142). Ancient Monument
County Number 108.

Listing NGR: SO3314556322

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