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Snodhill Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Peterchurch, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0574 / 52°3'26"N

Longitude: -2.9897 / 2°59'22"W

OS Eastings: 332240

OS Northings: 240354

OS Grid: SO322403

Mapcode National: GBR F6.DK1Y

Mapcode Global: VH782.4KB4

Entry Name: Snodhill Castle

Listing Date: 17 January 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172756

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153790

Location: Peterchurch, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Peterchurch

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Peterchurch

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 34 SW PETERCHURCH CP SNODHILL

6/168 Snodhill Castle


17/1/49
II*


Motte and bailey castle. C12 and C14. Rubble, ashlar dressings, Keep
and curtain wall. Keep polygonal in plan, symmetrical about east/west
axis; two C14 circular towers to west entrance, straight jointed to C12
keep wall. Curtain wall survives to south side of bailey to varying
heights, probably C12, with semi-circular C14 tower on south side.
Keep: south wall survives in part; entrance: south jamb has outer door
with springing for 2-centred arch and portcullis slot; inner door jamb
with draw bar hole; remnants of window embrasure above; gap between this
and rest of surviving wall, west end of which has remnants of first floor
window embrasure; basement window at east end with square head, off-set for
ground floor, externally a battered plinth. Scheduled as an Ancient
Monument. (RCHM 1, p 213, no 4).


Listing NGR: SO3224040354

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Description

SO 34 SW PETERCHURCH CP SNODHILL

6/168 Snodhill Castle


17/1/49
II*


Motte and bailey castle. C12 and C14. Rubble, ashlar dressings, Keep
and curtain wall. Keep polygonal in plan, symmetrical about east/west
axis; two C14 circular towers to west entrance, straight jointed to C12
keep wall. Curtain wall survives to south side of bailey to varying
heights, probably C12, with semi-circular C14 tower on south side.
Keep: south wall survives in part; entrance: south jamb has outer door
with springing for 2-centred arch and portcullis slot; inner door jamb
with draw bar hole; remnants of window embrasure above; gap between this
and rest of surviving wall, west end of which has remnants of first floor
window embrasure; basement window at east end with square head, off-set for
ground floor, externally a battered plinth. Scheduled as an Ancient
Monument. (RCHM 1, p 213, no 4).


Listing NGR: SO3224040354

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