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Gatehouse, Stables and Flanking Walls at Banwell Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Banwell, North Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3238 / 51°19'25"N

Longitude: -2.8604 / 2°51'37"W

OS Eastings: 340144

OS Northings: 158650

OS Grid: ST401586

Mapcode National: GBR JC.WWRP

Mapcode Global: VH7CM.CZPK

Entry Name: Gatehouse, Stables and Flanking Walls at Banwell Castle

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33348

Location: Banwell, North Somerset, BS29

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Banwell

Built-Up Area: Banwell

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 45 NW BANWELL CASTLE HILL (south side)

5/10 Gatehouse, stables and flanking
9.2.61 walls at Banwell Castle
G.V.
II*

Gatehouse, stables and flanking walls. Circa 1848. Rubble, freestone
dressings. Chamfered double arch below parapet between circular embattled
towers decorated with cross loops, that to left has ground floor slit windows;
cast iron gates with heraldic motifs; from within arch, flights of steps rise
into each tower through chamfered, round headed openings; to right a heavily
embattled wall curves round to the tower on the west wall (q.v.); to left a
larger, 2 storey embattled drum tower single light windows adjoins a hexagonal
turret with a capping small circular turret; to left of this, an embattled wall
pierced by round headed lancets for stables up to a buttress, plain thereafter
the wall runs on to the dairy (q.v.); behind wall to left of gatehouse are plain
lean-to altered stables.


Listing NGR: ST4014458650

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