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Remains of Marshwood Castle, 50 Metres West of Lodge House Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Marshwood, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7758 / 50°46'32"N

Longitude: -2.8458 / 2°50'44"W

OS Eastings: 340458

OS Northings: 97698

OS Grid: SY404976

Mapcode National: GBR PL.LKBC

Mapcode Global: FRA 47X1.C3W

Plus Code: 9C2VQ5G3+8M

Entry Name: Remains of Marshwood Castle, 50 Metres West of Lodge House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104588

Location: Marshwood, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Marshwood

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Marshwood St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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6/25 Remains of Marshwood Castle,
50 metres west of
Lodge House Farmhouse
Remains of Angle Tower, Marshwood Castle. Stone rubble walls with mortared
core standing up to 10 feet in places. Plan: 3 1/2 sides of an angle tower,
40 feet x 29 feet, in the south-west angle of an originally moated enclosure.
Facing-stones of walls do not survive. Walls originally from 6 ft to 10 ft
thick. Head of the Honour and Barony of the Norman Mandeville family. Only
head of a Barony in Dorset. Perhaps identifiable with Wootton Fitzpaine in
Domesday Book. Mandevilles became Earls of Essex, 5 Stephen. Became extinct
2 Richard I. Sources: Hutchins II, p. 260. Victoria County History III,
p. 126n; R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 156(1). Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SY4045897698

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