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Latitude: 54.1519 / 54°9'6"N
Longitude: -2.5979 / 2°35'52"W
OS Eastings: 361045
OS Northings: 473067
OS Grid: SD610730
Mapcode National: GBR BN9F.CD
Mapcode Global: WH94W.2W5X
Entry Name: Retaining Wall to Inner Courtyard at Thurland Castle, with Tower Base Adjoining on South-West Side
Listing Date: 4 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317738
English Heritage Legacy ID: 182356
Location: Cantsfield, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA6
Civil Parish: Cantsfield
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Tunstall St John the Baptist and Melling St Wilfred and Leck St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD 67 SW
5/61 Retaining wall to inner courtyard
at Thurland Castle, with tower base
adjoining on south-west side.
Wall, 1880s, with tower base probably C14th, sandstone rubble. Wall has
saddle-backed coping. At its northern end there is a doorway with
elliptical arch and a flight of stone steps leading down to a lower level.
At its south-eastern end it terminates with an octagonal pier. Against its
south-western side there is the base of a tower, of rectangular plan with
a weathered plinth. Its eastern wall has a chamfered doorway with a
chamfered surround on its inner side. Inside the tower is barrel-vaulted.
Listing NGR: SD6104573067
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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