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Castle Including South West Moat Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Old Buckenham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4717 / 52°28'17"N

Longitude: 1.0676 / 1°4'3"E

OS Eastings: 608449

OS Northings: 290393

OS Grid: TM084903

Mapcode National: GBR TGR.0R5

Mapcode Global: VHL8T.G48K

Entry Name: Castle Including South West Moat Bridge

Listing Date: 16 July 1958

Last Amended: 9 February 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220371

Location: Old Buckenham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR16

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Old Buckenham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Buckenham Old All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TM 08 90 OLD BUCKENHAM

Castle including south-
12/124 west moat bridge (formerly
16.7.58 listed as Remains of Castle)

- I

Remains of Castle Keep. 1140's possibly complete by 1146. Whole coursed
flint walls. Circular plan with internal cross wall running north-east to
south-west. Walls survive to first floor level of 2 storey keep. Entrance
arch to ground floor C15 but original pointed arched doorway through cross
wall. Probably the earliest circular keep in England. Moat bridge C13 of
ashlar, flint and brick, some of the latter early C15, most C19. Parapet
over arched opening. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County number 8


Listing NGR: TM0844990393

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