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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1051710
English Heritage Legacy ID: 229926
Location: Rockingham, Corby, Northamptonshire, LE16
Civil Parish: Rockingham
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Rockingham
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
SP8691 (West side)
12/144 Curtain wall, gates and
gatepiers attached to and
approx. 50m. N and west of
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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