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Stafford Castle (Remains)

A Grade II Listed Building in Stafford, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.7979 / 52°47'52"N

Longitude: -2.1471 / 2°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 390175

OS Northings: 322268

OS Grid: SJ901222

Mapcode National: GBR 16W.PYM

Mapcode Global: WHBDS.ZXQY

Entry Name: Stafford Castle (Remains)

Listing Date: 17 March 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 442878

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Town: Stafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Highfields & Western Downs

Built-Up Area: Stafford

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Castle Church St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

Stafford Castle (remains)
SJ 92 SW 18/1 17.3.53


Finely sited on a hill West of the county towm. Erected circa 1815 by
Lord Stafford on site of mediaeval castle. It was never completed and
for many years was a crumbling ruin. Only the lower parts now remain, the
towers and curtain walls, being considered unsafe, were largely demolished
in 1963.

Listing NGR: SJ9017522268

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

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