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Gatehouse to Mackworth Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Mackworth, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78923

Location: Mackworth, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE22

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text

6/83 (North Side)
Gatehouse to
13.2.67 Mackworth Castle
(formerly listed
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

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

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