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Tower About 10 Metres East of Church of St Bartholomew

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

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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 (Hereford), County of Herefordshire, SY8

County: 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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SO 47 SE
1/121 Tower about 10 metres
east of Church of
St Bartholomew


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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