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Latitude: 52.9506 / 52°57'2"N
Longitude: -1.1538 / 1°9'13"W
OS Eastings: 456949
OS Northings: 339583
OS Grid: SK569395
Mapcode National: GBR LNQ.9F
Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.73T9
Plus Code: 9C4WXR2W+6F
Entry Name: Nottingham Castle Gatehouse, Outer Bridge and Adjoining Gateway
Listing Date: 11 August 1952
Last Amended: 30 November 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247094
English Heritage Legacy ID: 455797
Location: Castle, Nottingham, NG1
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
646-1/19/125 (West side)
11/08/52 Nottingham Castle gatehouse, outer
bridge and adjoining gateway
(Formerly Listed as:
Castle gatehouse, outer bridge, and adjoining gateway.
1252-1255, for Henry III. Altered mid C16. Slighted, 1651.
Restored and gateway added, 1908. Ashlar, with ashlar
dressings and stone slate roofs, with 3 octagonal ashlar
stacks. Parapet, string course and cross casement windows, all
Gatehouse has a pointed arched entrance with hood mould,
flanked by round towers. 2 windows to left. Over the entrance,
a segment-arched panel with the City arms. Panelled double
doors. Under the arch, a pointed barrel vault, 2 bays, and
pointed arched recesses with shouldered doors.
Outer bridge, spanning the moat, has a chamfered pointed arch
with hood mould, and 4 chamfered ribs. Smaller round arch, mid
C16, replacing the drawbridge. Parapets restored 1908.
Rear, mostly 1908, has a pointed arched gateway with a doorway
to its left, both C13. Beyond, two C20 windows. To right,
small gabled addition.
Adjoining gateway, to left, has wrought-iron double gates with
square piers and finials, and smaller side gates. Adjoining
the gatehouse, a semicircular kiosk.
An important survival of the medieval castle.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 225-228; Get to know Nottingham: Hamilton A:
Nottingham's Royal Castle: Nottingham: 1980-: 2,9).
Listing NGR: SK5694939583
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