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Dudley Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Castle and Priory, Dudley

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Latitude: 52.5145 / 52°30'52"N

Longitude: -2.0795 / 2°4'46"W

OS Eastings: 394700

OS Northings: 290741

OS Grid: SO947907

Mapcode National: GBR 4QC.XZ

Mapcode Global: VH91B.X205

Plus Code: 9C4VGW7C+R5

Entry Name: Dudley Castle

Listing Date: 14 September 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217909

Location: Castle and Priory, Dudley, DY1

County: Dudley

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle and Priory

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Dudley (Dudley)

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Dudley St Edmund King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

Tagged with: Castle Archaeological site

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Dudley Castle
SO 9490 NE 1/1 14.9.49.


Limestone faced with reddish sandstone. C14 oblong keep with semi-circular towers
at angles. C14 barbican and curtain walls. C16 hall with remains of 8-light transomed
mullions. Chapel with undercroft. Remains of minor adjuncts, kitchens etc on
opposite side of upper bailey. The castle was visited by Queen Elizabeth I and
was inhabited until 1750 when it was destroyed by fire. AM.

Listing NGR: SO9468390678

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