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Gateway and Curtain Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Croft and Yarpole, County of Herefordshire

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

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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