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Remains of Marshwood Castle, 50 Metres West of Lodge House Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Marshwood, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7758 / 50°46'32"N

Longitude: -2.8458 / 2°50'44"W

OS Eastings: 340458

OS Northings: 97698

OS Grid: SY404976

Mapcode National: GBR PL.LKBC

Mapcode Global: FRA 47X1.C3W

Entry Name: Remains of Marshwood Castle, 50 Metres West of Lodge House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104588

Location: Marshwood, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Marshwood

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Marshwood St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 49 NW MARSHWOOD POORHOUSE LANE
6/25 Remains of Marshwood Castle,
50 metres west of
Lodge House Farmhouse
4.12.51
GV II*
Remains of Angle Tower, Marshwood Castle. Stone rubble walls with mortared
core standing up to 10 feet in places. Plan: 3 1/2 sides of an angle tower,
40 feet x 29 feet, in the south-west angle of an originally moated enclosure.
Facing-stones of walls do not survive. Walls originally from 6 ft to 10 ft
thick. Head of the Honour and Barony of the Norman Mandeville family. Only
head of a Barony in Dorset. Perhaps identifiable with Wootton Fitzpaine in
Domesday Book. Mandevilles became Earls of Essex, 5 Stephen. Became extinct
2 Richard I. Sources: Hutchins II, p. 260. Victoria County History III,
p. 126n; R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 156(1). Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: SY4045897698

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