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Tower About 10 Metres East of Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade I Listed Building in Richards Castle (Hereford), County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3282 / 52°19'41"N

Longitude: -2.7577 / 2°45'27"W

OS Eastings: 348461

OS Northings: 270277

OS Grid: SO484702

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.VFRC

Mapcode Global: VH849.4RZ3

Plus Code: 9C4V86HR+7W

Entry Name: Tower About 10 Metres East of Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 11 December 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150144

Location: Richards Castle, County of Herefordshire, SY8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Richards Castle (Hereford)

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Richards Castle

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Description


RICHARD'S CASTLE CP THE GREEN
SO 47 SE
1/121 Tower about 10 metres
east of Church of
St Bartholomew

GV I

Detached tower. C14 with some late C19 restoration. Random rubble with
some ashlar dressings and pyramidal slate roof of shallow pitch. Square plan
with a stepped buttress to south-east angle. Three stages, belfry has a
window of two pointed lights under a two-centred head on east, north and
south faces. First stage has single-light square-headed window on east
and south walls, the latter blocked. Ground stage has similar. square-
headed windows in east and south walls. Entrance in west wall has a
restored two-centred arch with chamfered jambs. Roof capped by a weathervane
with cardinal points marked, and a globe on the base. (RCHM, 3, p 172: BoE,
p 275).


Listing NGR: SO4845870277

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