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Windsor Castle Including All the Buildings Within the Walls

A Grade I Listed Building in Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4839 / 51°29'2"N

Longitude: -0.6044 / 0°36'15"W

OS Eastings: 497002

OS Northings: 177034

OS Grid: SU970770

Mapcode National: GBR F8D.XPD

Mapcode Global: VHFT8.GYTS

Entry Name: Windsor Castle Including All the Buildings Within the Walls

Listing Date: 2 October 1975

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 40355

Location: Windsor and Maidenhead, SL4

County: Windsor and Maidenhead

Electoral Ward/Division: Eton and Castle

Built-Up Area: Windsor

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

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Listing Text

1.
5130 Windsor Castle including all the
buildings within the walls.
SU 9677 SE 1/1
SU 9676 NE 3/1
SU 9776 NW 4/1
SU 97 NE 8/1
I
2.
England's largest castle and a royal palace, covering some 13 acres. The castle dates back to William the Conqueror but the first stone buildings were erected
by Henry II between 1165 and 1179. The round keep stands on an artificial motte and there are baileys known as the Lower, Middle and Upper Wards. Continuous additions since this time with particu1ar activity following the foundation of the Order of the Garter by Edward III in 1348, the ensuing St George's Chapel of 1475-1511; and extensive rebuilding for Charles II by Hugh May. The present aspect of the Castle largely results from the alterations, additions and restorations carried out by James Wyatt and Sir Jeffry Wyatville circa 1800 to 1830, with further work carried out by Blore and Salvin in Queen Victoria's reign. Dominant cliff-top setting. Terrace garden with stone revetments and statuary to east of ridge. AM.

Listing NGR: SU9700077032

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