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Bastions and Curtain Wall About 10 Metres South East of Saltwood Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Saltwood, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0815 / 51°4'53"N

Longitude: 1.0851 / 1°5'6"E

OS Eastings: 616183

OS Northings: 135877

OS Grid: TR161358

Mapcode National: GBR V0L.553

Mapcode Global: FRA F658.6L7

Entry Name: Bastions and Curtain Wall About 10 Metres South East of Saltwood Castle

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175640

Location: Saltwood, Shepway, Kent, CT21

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Saltwood

Built-Up Area: Hythe

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(East side)

Bastions and
4/62 Curtain Wall about
27.8.52 10 metres South-
East of Saltwood


South-west bastion and part of south curtain wall of outer bailey. Late C14.
Lower courses possibly earlier. Roughly coursed ragstone, with very large
blocks to lower courses. Circular bastion, formerly linked by a north-west
wall to curtain wall of inner bailey. Wall running north-east from bastion
(south wall of bailey) was formerly continuous with rest of outer bailey
curtain wall. Cross loop-lights to bastion. See also Saltwood Castle.

Listing NGR: TR1617635915

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