SO4565 : Gothic Curtain Wall, Croft Castle

taken 3 years ago, near to Lucton, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Gothic Curtain Wall, Croft Castle
Gothic Curtain Wall, Croft Castle
The gothic curtain wall and gateway are late 18th century additions to Croft Castle which is situated beyond. The wall is Grade II listed.

Historic England description
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).
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 October, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 October, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4509 6560 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.1469N 2:48.3833W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4510 6560
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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