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Clare Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clare, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0769 / 52°4'36"N

Longitude: 0.5819 / 0°34'55"E

OS Eastings: 577035

OS Northings: 245201

OS Grid: TL770452

Mapcode National: GBR PFF.PYJ

Mapcode Global: VHJHL.12H6

Entry Name: Clare Castle

Listing Date: 19 December 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282924

Location: Clare, West Suffolk, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Clare

Built-Up Area: Clare

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Clare with Poslingford

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Clare Castle
TL 74 NE


the map reference number shall be amended to read 19/128.



Clare Castle

TL 74 NE



Ancient Monument. All that remains is a fragment of the keep on top of what
was a Saxon mound, and some walling lower down. Originally said to have been
built by one of the Earls of Clare. After its alienation it went to the
Barnardistones. In the reign of Charles II it passed to the Elwes of Stoke
until 1825, when it was bought by John Barker of the Priory, in which family
it remained throughout the century.

Listing NGR: TL7703545201

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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