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Castle Wall Around Motte on West, North and East Sides

A Grade I Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.776 / 54°46'33"N

Longitude: -1.5766 / 1°34'35"W

OS Eastings: 427331

OS Northings: 542426

OS Grid: NZ273424

Mapcode National: GBR KFF6.GQ

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.R6FZ

Plus Code: 9C6WQCGF+C8

Entry Name: Castle Wall Around Motte on West, North and East Sides

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110289

ID on this website: 101120631

Location: Durham, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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NZ 2742 SW (South side)
14/237 Castle wall around
motte on west, north
6.5.52 and east sides
(formerly listed as
retaining wall)


Castle wall. Medieval with C17 upper part. Coursed squared sandstone and
brick. Wall enclosing motte has stone lower part with massive renewed
buttresses. Brick upper part has gabled or flat stone coping.

See also under Silver Street.

Listing NGR: NZ2733142426

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