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Wolvesey Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Winchester, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0591 / 51°3'32"N

Longitude: -1.3099 / 1°18'35"W

OS Eastings: 448459

OS Northings: 129089

OS Grid: SU484290

Mapcode National: GBR 861.KMF

Mapcode Global: FRA 864B.3HR

Entry Name: Wolvesey Castle

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1095511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 144498

Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Town: Winchester

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael

Built-Up Area: Winchester

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

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Listing Text

1.
1833 THE CLOSE
Wolvesey Castle
SU 4829 SW 6/40 24.3.50.

I GV

2.
Ruins are remains of Caste erected by Bishop Henry de Blois (1129-1171).
Original Bishops residence (see Archaeological Journal 1902). Destroyed
by Roundheads, 1646. Chapel, mainly C,15, remains in use. AM.

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Listing NGR: SU4814229184

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