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Latitude: 53.6588 / 53°39'31"N
Longitude: -1.4911 / 1°29'27"W
OS Eastings: 433728
OS Northings: 418159
OS Grid: SE337181
Mapcode National: GBR LV04.Z4
Mapcode Global: WHDCB.297D
Plus Code: 9C5WMG55+GH
Entry Name: Sandal Castle
Listing Date: 14 July 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366010
English Heritage Legacy ID: 444634
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2
Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield South
Built-Up Area: Wakefield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sandal Magna St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
1. MANYGATES LANE
5115 (West Side)
SE 31 NW 13/3 14.7.53.
Rebuilt in 1328 on the site of a Norman motte and bailey. To north-west starts
keep on the motte, largely demolished but with ruins of fine masonry. This
is connected by an archer causeway to a barbican built on a rocky outcroft
which rises from an inner ditch around the motte, To south-east an inner bailey
is surrounded by remains of buildings forming a shell keep. The Castle became
Crown Property in mid C14. AM.
Listing NGR: SE3372818159
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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