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Ross Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5583 / 53°33'29"N

Longitude: -0.0248 / 0°1'29"W

OS Eastings: 530931

OS Northings: 408662

OS Grid: TA309086

Mapcode National: GBR XW89.F6

Mapcode Global: WHHHT.LTDJ

Entry Name: Ross Castle

Listing Date: 17 September 1980

Last Amended: 22 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164448

Location: North East Lincolnshire, DN35

County: North East Lincolnshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Croft Baker

Built-Up Area: Cleethorpes

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Cleethorpes St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

TA 3008 NE CLEETHORPES CENTRAL PROMENADE
(west side)

8/8 Ross Castle
17/9/80 (formerly listed
under Promenade)

GV II

Castle Folly. 1885 for the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire
Railway Company. Iron slag and limestone rubble. Built into the low
sea cliff. Oval on plan, approximately 40 metres long by 25 metres
wide, and approximately 10 metres high. 2 stages, the larger bottom
stage, with low buttresses on the seaward side, carrying a path winding
up to the top of the upper stage which has a wide arched recess on its
south-west side and an irregular parapet above. Built as part of the
improvements to the promenade and pier gardens undertaken by the railway
company, and named after the company's secretary, Edward Ross. The top
of the castle marks the original height of the clay cliffs which were
being eroded by the sea until the new promenade was created. G Parratt
and A J Kay, Cleethorpes Trail, 1987 p 5.


Listing NGR: TA3093108662

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