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Nottingham Castle Outer Bailey Wall and Towers

A Grade I Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9495 / 52°56'58"N

Longitude: -1.1525 / 1°9'8"W

OS Eastings: 457041

OS Northings: 339463

OS Grid: SK570394

Mapcode National: GBR LNQ.LT

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.84G4

Plus Code: 9C4WWRXX+R2

Entry Name: Nottingham Castle Outer Bailey Wall and Towers

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246765

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455796

Location: Castle, Nottingham, NG1

County: 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

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646-1/19/126 (West side)
12/07/72 Nottingham Castle Outer Bailey wall
and towers
(Formerly Listed as:
Enclosing walls at the Castle)


Castle outer bailey wall and towers. 1252-1255, for Henry III.
Edward's Tower c1300, for Edward I. Slighted 1651, restored
1908. Coursed squared stone and ashlar, with flat coping.
Approx 8m high. The wall runs south-east from the castle
gatehouse approx 50m to Edward's Tower. Blank round tower with
plinth. The wall continues south-east in a slight curve to a
round corner tower, then turns sharply south-west for approx
50m, along the scarp of the Castle Rock.
An important survival of the medieval castle.
(Get to know Nottingham: Hamilton A: Nottingham's Royal
Castle: Nottingham: 1980-: 2,9).

Listing NGR: SK5704139462

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