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Shane's Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3545 / 51°21'16"N

Longitude: -2.005 / 2°0'17"W

OS Eastings: 399750

OS Northings: 161716

OS Grid: ST997617

Mapcode National: GBR 2V0.3WJ

Mapcode Global: VHB4G.66DY

Entry Name: Shane's Castle

Listing Date: 14 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249414

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431538

Location: Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Devizes

Built-Up Area: Devizes

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Devizes St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

1042 (North Side)
Shane's Castle
ST 9961 1/186 14.12.71.


Circa 1840-50. A small 2-storey, stone building consisting of an octagon
joined to a rectangle of same width with splayed angles on plan, and with
a small square 1 storey porch opposite centre of East end and joined to
the Octagon by a narrower passage. The 2-storey block has a battlement
cresting with moulded coping on moulded string. At the junction of the
octagon and rectangle on the North side is an angular bay stair turret,
with slit lights. The South front has 4-light casements and ledged door
in 3-centred pointed and splayed arched surround; on rectangle, with additional
small casements on splays of octagon.
The North side has two 4-light casements, stair turret and similar windows
to splays of octagon, secondary door in link to porch. The porch has a
blocked arched opening facing East. All windows have drip moulds. Well

Listing NGR: ST9975061716

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

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