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Outer Curtain Wall and Gatehouse at Farnham Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Farnham, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2191 / 51°13'8"N

Longitude: -0.8034 / 0°48'12"W

OS Eastings: 483664

OS Northings: 147340

OS Grid: SU836473

Mapcode National: GBR DB3.FPG

Mapcode Global: VHDY2.1M38

Plus Code: 9C3X659W+MJ

Entry Name: Outer Curtain Wall and Gatehouse at Farnham Castle

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290831

Location: Farnham, Waverley, Surrey, GU9

County: Surrey

Civil Parish: Farnham

Built-Up Area: Farnham

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Farnham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 8347 SE 1/1A

(East Side)
Outer Curtain Wall and
gatehouse at Farnham Castle


A ditch and bank enclose the Castle and on this the present curtain wall stands.
Large ditch remains to the north and east. Curtain wall of chalk; probably
late C12 to early C13. Square mural towers project outwards from the north
face, originally with arrow slits in the upper part. Gatehouse in south-west
part of curtain wall: C13 probably; rendered; C19 additions. 2 rectangular
towers with semi-octagonal projections on either side.

Listing NGR: SU8366347340

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

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