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Remains of College at Mettingham Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Mettingham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4448 / 52°26'41"N

Longitude: 1.4714 / 1°28'17"E

OS Eastings: 636012

OS Northings: 288646

OS Grid: TM360886

Mapcode National: GBR XMG.LTY

Mapcode Global: VHM6H.GT76

Entry Name: Remains of College at Mettingham Castle

Listing Date: 1 September 1953

Last Amended: 27 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282170

Location: Mettingham, Waveney, Suffolk, NR35

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Mettingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Mettingham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

METTINGHAM CASTLE ROAD
TM 38 NE
4/19 Remains of College at
Mettingham Castle
1-9-53 ( formerly listed with
Mettingham Castle)
- II
The ruins of a monastic college, sited to the south of the castle (see Item
4/18), in a small moated enclosure inside the main castle moat. The castle
premises were conveyed to the college in 1382, which at that time was sited at
Raveningham in Norfolk; the move to Mettingham was not completed until 1393.
There are several substantial sections of flint rubble walls with red brick
dressings, some with original window openings. The lower part of a square
tower has lancet window openings. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of
Archaeology, Vol.4, pp.77-89. Scheduled Ancient Monument (County No.70).


Listing NGR: TM3601288646

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