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Remains of Codnor Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldercar and Langley Mill, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0454 / 53°2'43"N

Longitude: -1.3547 / 1°21'16"W

OS Eastings: 443361

OS Northings: 349986

OS Grid: SK433499

Mapcode National: GBR 7F0.0B9

Mapcode Global: WHDG9.5Q56

Entry Name: Remains of Codnor Castle

Listing Date: 25 November 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79044

Location: Aldercar and Langley Mill, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, NG16

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Aldercar and Langley Mill

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ironville Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

LANGLEY MILL (east side)
Remains of Codnor Castle



Remains of fortified manor. C13 and C14 with later alterations. Ashlar and coursed
squared sandstone. Eighteen foot high remains of former rectangular three storey
tower to north with connecting wall to later outer court to south. Tower has
remains of large external stack to north wall and small square openings to west
wall. Outer court has walls on three sides with central ashlar polygonal tower
with cross slit windows on two sides and small cusped ogee window to left side.
West wall has a four-centred arched fireplace to centre with quoined doorcase to
left side. Other wall without openings. Built by the Grey family of Codnor and
taken over by the Zouch family in 1496. Scheduled Ancient Monument No 160. Ruinous
at time of re-survey.

Listing NGR: SK4336149986

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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