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Broughton Castle, Gatehouse, Bridge and Curtain Wall

A Grade I Listed Building in Broughton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.041 / 52°2'27"N

Longitude: -1.3919 / 1°23'30"W

OS Eastings: 441804

OS Northings: 238243

OS Grid: SP418382

Mapcode National: GBR 7T4.2WF

Mapcode Global: VHBYR.TYJQ

Entry Name: Broughton Castle, Gatehouse, Bridge and Curtain Wall

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Last Amended: 14 November 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248762

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430506

Location: Broughton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Broughton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Broughton with North Newington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BROUGHTON
SP43NW
1/225 Broughton Castle, gatehouse,
08/12/55 bridge and curtain wall
(Formerly listed as Broughton
Castle)

GV I


Gatehouse: C14, remodelled C15, repairs dated WS/1655; bridge C14; walls c.1405.
Gatehouse: Regular coursed ironstone rubble. Crenellated parapet. Small
octagonal turret to rear left. 2 storeys. 4-centred archway. Plank doors dated
1617. 2-light Perpendicular windows above. Slits to right and left ends. Bridge:
Regular coursed ironstone rubble with ashlar to upper level. 2 keystoned arches,
moulded stone coping. Curtain wall to right: Crenellated with cut stone sills.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.492; Broughton Castle Booklet,
1982).


Listing NGR: SP4182038255

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