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Walls of the Ruined Fortalice

A Grade I Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3419 / 50°20'30"N

Longitude: -3.5665 / 3°33'59"W

OS Eastings: 288630

OS Northings: 50277

OS Grid: SX886502

Mapcode National: GBR QT.YTKR

Mapcode Global: FRA 38F4.6DX

Entry Name: Walls of the Ruined Fortalice

Listing Date: 11 December 1969

Last Amended: 23 February 1994

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387142

Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Dartmouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dartmouth Townstal

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


673-1/7/11 Walls of the ruined Fortalice
(Formerly Listed as:
Dartmouth Castle)


Ruined wall. Part of curtain wall from the original
fortification on the site. Late C14, some C18 alterations.
Local stone rubble. A section of ruined wall stands to
south-west of the main castle complex with remains of a
circular mural tower. Masonry includes regular series of
putlog holes. The stone steps in the tower are thought to be
from the C18 when it was adapted as a garden feature.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
(Archaeologia: O'Neil BH St J: Dartmouth Castle and other
defences of Dartmouth Haven: 1935-: P.129-157; Saunders AD:
Dartmouth Castle, Devon: HMSO: 1986-).

Listing NGR: SX8862350276

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

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