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Latitude: 51.3967 / 51°23'47"N
Longitude: -3.2938 / 3°17'37"W
OS Eastings: 310086
OS Northings: 167197
OS Grid: ST100671
Mapcode National: GBR HS.R85T
Mapcode Global: VH6FQ.V5K4
Entry Name: Barry Castle
Listing Date: 18 September 1962
Last Amended: 30 March 1995
Source ID: 13180
Building Class: Defence
Location: Near junction with Porth-y-Castell.
County: Vale of Glamorgan
Community: Barry (Y Barri)
Built-Up Area: Barry
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Fortified manor established here by C12, but remains date from circa 1300-1350. Consisted of 3 blocks arranged round courtyard; with gateway at SE angle.
Local rubble with some remaining freestone dressings. Remains consist of gateway (circa 5m high) with pointed arch (chamfered voussoirs and hoodmould) and window opening above. Portcullis grooves to sides of gateway. Wall to L of gateway steps forward. Remains of 2 walls run to W of gateway (former hall block with basement below); arched doorway and slit window in rear wall (circa 2.2m high); S wall is foundations only (circa 7m long). To rear of gateway, E wall has slit window, blocked stair to SE corner.
Graded II* as substantial medieval remains.
Scheduled Ancient Monument Gm 135.
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