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Walton Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Clevedon, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4518 / 51°27'6"N

Longitude: -2.8423 / 2°50'32"W

OS Eastings: 341567

OS Northings: 172866

OS Grid: ST415728

Mapcode National: GBR JD.MV19

Mapcode Global: VH7C1.PR8Y

Entry Name: Walton Castle

Listing Date: 22 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33170

Location: Clevedon, North Somerset, BS21

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Clevedon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

2/10 A Walton Castle

Castle keep house. 1615-20 for Lord Poulett, mainly rebuilt late C20. Rubble,
rendered, stone dressings, asphalt roofs (not inspected). An octagonal 'keep' in 3
floors and cellar, with 2 storey rectangular porch attached on north side, and
polygonal stair turret to south-east. One or 2-light casements in stone and stone
surrounds, some with transoms, and one 3-light at ground floor. Early panelled and
battened pair of doors, brought from elsewhere inside porch, up 5 stone steps. Plinth
mould, two string courses, cornice and blocking course. Steps to cellar level
adjoining stair turret. An unusual castle 'folly' on a very prominent site over-
looking the Bristol Channel, for long abandoned and ruined, restructured and again made
habitable in the late C20. Most of the work is of this period, but the keep retains
some historic value in conjunction with the surrounding curtain walls and towers (q.v.)

Listing NGR: ST4156772866

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

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