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Curtain Wall, Gates and Gatepiers Attached to and Approximately 50 Metres North and West of Rockingham Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rockingham, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5132 / 52°30'47"N

Longitude: -0.7251 / 0°43'30"W

OS Eastings: 486614

OS Northings: 291356

OS Grid: SP866913

Mapcode National: GBR CTJ.HHJ

Mapcode Global: VHDQX.D306

Plus Code: 9C4XG77F+7X

Entry Name: Curtain Wall, Gates and Gatepiers Attached to and Approximately 50 Metres North and West of Rockingham Castle

Listing Date: 6 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229926

Location: Rockingham, North Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, LE16

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Rockingham

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Rockingham

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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SP8691 (West side)
12/144 Curtain wall, gates and
gatepiers attached to and
approx. 50m. N and west of
Rockingham Castle


Curtain wall, gates and gatepiers. Probably following line of C11 outer wall,
mainly C17 and C19. Limestone ashlar base with top courses of squared coursed
ironstone with ashlar coping and ball finials at intervals. Ashlar buttresses at
intervals. West face at end of yew walk has C18 ashlar gatepiers linked by
wrought iron gate with overthrow and leaf decoration. Flight of stone steps
attached to left of steps. North-west corner and position of gates are said to
be sites of towers in curtain wall.
(Rockingham Castle garden is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at
Grade II*; The Old Halls and Manor Houses of Northamptonshire by J.A. Gotch,

Listing NGR: SP8661491356

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