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Latitude: 52.2859 / 52°17'9"N
Longitude: -2.8063 / 2°48'22"W
OS Eastings: 345095
OS Northings: 265610
OS Grid: SO450656
Mapcode National: GBR BG.Y1SS
Mapcode Global: VH770.9TS0
Entry Name: Gateway and Curtain Wall
Listing Date: 9 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1349763
English Heritage Legacy ID: 149430
Location: Croft and Yarpole, County of Herefordshire, HR6
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Croft and Yarpole
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Croft with Yarpole and Lucton
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
CROFT CP CROFT PARK
SO 46 NE
3/27 Gateway and curtain wall
Gateway and curtain wall. Late C18. Coursed rubble. Wall with central
entrance aligned north/south, returning to east at north end with quadrant
bastion in corner, this stretch of wall terminated by a square tower.
South end returns to south-east and is terminated by a diamond-plan tower.
Main wall is crenellated with two-centred arch of two chamfered orders to
entrance flanked by two loops to each side. Quadrant and return wall to
right have a plain parapet. The tower has a corbelled crenellated parapet
and a cross-loop below. The battered plinth has a roll moulding. Other
tower similarly detailed. Croft Castle is a property in the care of the
National Trust. (BoE, p 109; National Trust Guidebook 1986, pp 13, 38).
Listing NGR: SO4509565610
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