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Latitude: 52.9503 / 52°57'1"N
Longitude: -1.1554 / 1°9'19"W
OS Eastings: 456846
OS Northings: 339549
OS Grid: SK568395
Mapcode National: GBR LMQ.ZJ
Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.732K
Entry Name: Nottingham Castle Middle Bailey Wall and Towers
Listing Date: 30 November 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246764
English Heritage Legacy ID: 455795
Location: Nottingham, NG1
County: City of Nottingham
Electoral Ward/Division: Radford and Park
Built-Up Area: Nottingham
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Nottingham St Peter with St James
Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham
SK5639NE CASTLE ROAD
646-1/19/123 (West side (off))
Nottingham Castle Middle Bailey wall
Part of the north wall of the middle bailey, and remains of 2
towers. Wall 1171-72, for Henry II. East tower (Black Tower)
1250-1270, for Henry III. West tower (King Richard's Tower),
1460-1485, for Richard III.
Wall core, approx 2m high and 25m long, random rubble.
Excavated and consolidated 1976-78. Black Tower, to east,
coursed rubble, round, approx 10m across. King Richard's
Tower, to west, excavated and consolidated 1978, ashlar and
coursed squared rubble. Canted tower base with coped enclosing
wall. Contains a rock-hewn well shaft.
Important survivals of 3 phases of the medieval castle.
(Get to know Nottingham: Hamilton A: Nottingham's Royal
Castle: Nottingham: 1980-: 1,5,14,15).
Listing NGR: SK5684639549
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