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Latitude: 51.2342 / 51°14'2"N
Longitude: -0.5725 / 0°34'20"W
OS Eastings: 499761
OS Northings: 149297
OS Grid: SU997492
Mapcode National: GBR FCK.D48
Mapcode Global: VHFVN.176R
Entry Name: Remains of Shell Keep at Guildford Castle
Listing Date: 1 May 1953
Last Amended: 15 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177988
English Heritage Legacy ID: 288878
Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU1
Electoral Ward/Division: Holy Trinity
Built-Up Area: Guildford
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Guildford Holy Trinity and St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
SU 9949SE GUILDFORD CASTLE HILL
8/16 Remains of Shell Keep
1/5/53 at Guildford Castle
(Formerly listed as
Remains of polygonal shell keep. Early C12. Flint and chalk rubblestone wall to
south west of tower-keep, one section of a shell keep that encircled the earliest
earth mound. Approximately 6 metres high at highest point with lower, truncated
walls projecting to ends. The wall is part of the scheduled Ancient Monument,
Surrey Monument No. 1.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.275
M. ALEXANDER: GUILDFORD CASTLE GUIDE (1985)
V.C.H. VOL III ( 1967 EDN).
Listing NGR: SU9976149297
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