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Latitude: 52.9369 / 52°56'12"N
Longitude: -1.5352 / 1°32'6"W
OS Eastings: 431336
OS Northings: 337823
OS Grid: SK313378
Mapcode National: GBR P48.LK
Mapcode Global: WHCFN.DF6V
Entry Name: Gatehouse to Mackworth Castle
Listing Date: 13 February 1967
Last Amended: 24 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1158635
English Heritage Legacy ID: 78923
Location: Mackworth, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE22
District: Amber Valley
Civil Parish: Mackworth
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Mackworth All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 33 NW PARISH OF MACKWORTH LOWER ROAD
6/83 (North Side)
13.2.67 Mackworth Castle
as ruins of
of Mackworth Castle)
Gatehouse to Mackworth Castle, which was probably a fortified manor
house. c1495-1500. Sandstone ashlar with repairs and additions in
red brick. Only the front and side walls remain. Two storeys,
chamfered plinth, battlemented parapet, and moulded stringcourse.
South elevation of three bays. Central gateway with four-
centred arch and depressed crocketed ogee hoodmould. Full height
buttresses on either side with two set-offs. Three windows
above, under flat arches and with the remains of cusped tracery,
showing them to have been 2-light windows with a transom. String-
course with gargoyles. Corbelled out circular angle turrets.
Polygonal chimney stack. Rear elevation has brick repair, the
remains of a fireplace and a spiral stair, later brick lean-
to sheds. Also scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: SK3133637823
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