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Sturminster Newton Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sturminster Newton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9205 / 50°55'13"N

Longitude: -2.3077 / 2°18'27"W

OS Eastings: 378470

OS Northings: 113493

OS Grid: ST784134

Mapcode National: GBR 0X5.CC2

Mapcode Global: FRA 661N.YM0

Plus Code: 9C2VWMCR+5W

Entry Name: Sturminster Newton Castle

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Last Amended: 20 October 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102390

Location: Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Sturminster Newton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sturminster Newton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Tagged with: Promontory fort Fortified manor house

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Sturminster Newton Castle (formerly listed as Remains of Castle)


Probably the southern service end of a former manor house hall, possibly with
a solar over. Probably C14. Rubble with ashlar dressings. Roofless and
rained but stands almost to roof height. Originally 2 storeys. Rectangular
plan with possible remains of screens passage to the north. Remains of several
archways and openings. Scheduled as an ancient monument. "RCHM, Dorset Vol III",
HMSO, 1970 p282/3, no 47.

Listing NGR: ST7847013493

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