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The Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Wattisham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1298 / 52°7'47"N

Longitude: 0.9342 / 0°56'3"E

OS Eastings: 600933

OS Northings: 251999

OS Grid: TM009519

Mapcode National: GBR SK9.H0B

Mapcode Global: VHKDV.4QRP

Entry Name: The Castle

Listing Date: 10 July 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277122

Location: Wattisham, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Wattisham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bildeston with Wattisham St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

The Castle
TM 05 SW 34/970
C18-C19. A quadrangular block comprising the house and outbuildings
in the form of a castle fortification with castellated stuccoed walls.
The house is in the south-west part and has a circular angle tower
of 2 storeys and a projecting circular turret of 3 storeys with an
octagonal slate roof. Further to the north there is a 2 storeyed
circular turret entrance to the barn and beyond it a "Gothic" window
of 4 lights with brick tracery, similar larger blocked windows with
interlacing tracery are on the east side which screens the other
outbuildings. Roofs slate and pantiles behind the embattled parapets.

Listing NGR: TM0093351999

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