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Walls Surrounding Enclosures to North East South West of Lyddington Bedehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Oakham, Rutland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5638 / 52°33'49"N

Longitude: -0.7097 / 0°42'34"W

OS Eastings: 487562

OS Northings: 297002

OS Grid: SP875970

Mapcode National: GBR CSZ.7DC

Mapcode Global: WHGM6.2TBC

Plus Code: 9C4XH77R+G4

Entry Name: Walls Surrounding Enclosures to North East South West of Lyddington Bedehouse

Listing Date: 10 November 1955

Last Amended: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427653

Location: Lyddington, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Lyddington

Built-Up Area: Lyddington

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Lyddington St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

LYDDINGTON CHURCH LANE
SP 8697-8797 SP 8696-8796
8/56 9/56
10.11.55 Walls surrounding
enclosures to NE
SW of Lyddington
Bedehouse (part
formerly listed
under Watch Tower
and walling to
North).
GV II

Walls. C15-C18. Coursed ironstone rubble. Circa 1-2 metres high. Part along
Church Lane is of large semi-dressed blocks with pitched rubble coping. Return
from Church Lane to SW corner of Bedehouse has 2 pointed beeboles and blocked
archway on SW face. Wall between the 2 enclosures has doorway with chamfered
4-centred arch. N wall has small blocked rectangular window with splayed
reveals. Part of wall to NE of entrance is of dressed stone with pitched
coping. N walls may incorporate fragments of structure of former bishop's
palace. S enclosure probably garden of palace, with S wall providing access to
Watch Tower. Scheduled Ancient Monument No 180. Under guardianship of English
Heritage.


Listing NGR: SP8756297002

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

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