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Chartley Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stowe-by-Chartley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.854 / 52°51'14"N

Longitude: -1.9856 / 1°59'7"W

OS Eastings: 401069

OS Northings: 328501

OS Grid: SK010285

Mapcode National: GBR 27V.2TL

Mapcode Global: WHBDP.GJQD

Entry Name: Chartley Castle

Listing Date: 15 January 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444419

Location: Stowe-by-Chartley, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Civil Parish: Stowe-by-Chartley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

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Listing Text

SK 02 NW 1/5 15.1.68. Chartley Castle

Ruined. Remains of early Cl3 building within extensive earth-works The
enclosure is quadrangular with the remains of the keep at 1 end on a motte.
At the lower end are 2 massive circular towers with walls about 12
feet thick and filth slit openings. The site is so overgrown that a care-
ful examination is impossible. Mary Queen of Scots-imprisoned here Jan-
Sept, 1586. A.M.

Listing NGR: SK0106928501

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

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