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Stogursey Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stogursey, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.177 / 51°10'37"N

Longitude: -3.1415 / 3°8'29"W

OS Eastings: 320303

OS Northings: 142589

OS Grid: ST203425

Mapcode National: GBR LZ.63Y6

Mapcode Global: VH6GS.HPL3

Plus Code: 9C3R5VG5+QC

Entry Name: Stogursey Castle

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057403

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265202

Location: Stogursey, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Stogursey

Built-Up Area: Stogursey

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Remains of curtain wall of castle, part incorporated into a cottage. C12, on site of earlier fortification, dismantled
mid C15, C17 dwelling, restored mid C19 and undergoing major repairs at time of survey, (September 1983). Curtain
wall, blue lias random rubble rising to a maximum of about 7 metres on South West side, roughly circular with 2 drum
towers on East side flanking bridge (qv) now incorporated into the dwelling, with circular slit on West side.
Dwelling: rendered random rubble, thatched roof, replacing plain tiles, external stack on South front. Unusual 2 cell
plan. East front, entrance, 2 storeys; 1:1 bays gabled wing left, wall to right curves slightly with drum tower,
3-light mullion window first floor, similar to right, ground floor, pointed arched head doorway, to left 2 arrow slits
obscured externally by scaffolding at time of survey. Interior: entry into kitchen with 2 deep, arched embrascures
with arrow slits, chamfered beams, spiral stair in room to right beside fireplace, chamfered lintel. Scheduled Ancient
Monument (Somerset County No 178).

Listing NGR: ST2030342589

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