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Carisbrooke Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Newport, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.6876 / 50°41'15"N

Longitude: -1.3134 / 1°18'48"W

OS Eastings: 448594

OS Northings: 87774

OS Grid: SZ485877

Mapcode National: GBR 8BH.YHN

Mapcode Global: FRA 8748.83F

Plus Code: 9C2WMMQP+2J

Entry Name: Carisbrooke Castle

Listing Date: 1 February 1972

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309434

Location: Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Newport

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Carisbrooke St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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1445 Carisbrooke Castle

SZ 4887 NW 11/9
SZ 4887 NE 12/9


Official residence of the Governor of the Isle of Wight. Substantial
remains of castle of C11/C12 foundation with additions in the C14, C15
and C16. Pre-Domesday earthworks round the inner enceinte and at their
foot to the east and west, remains of a late Roman masonry wall, near
the North-Eastern corner, a shallow semi-circular bastion and in the
middle of the east side traces of an inturned gate. Ruins considerably
restored in the C19. Chapel rebuilt 1904-5 by Percy Goddard Stone,
retaining base of C13 buttresses. Charles I was imprisoned in the castle
1647-48. His daughter Princess Elizabeth died there and is buried in
St Thomas's Church, St Thomas's Square qv. A.M.

Listing NGR: SZ4855087719

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