Scheduled Ancient Monument: METTINGHAM CASTLE (SF70)

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History given in (S1) & description in (R2). Listed Grade II prior to scheduling in March 1953. Visible remains: a) N front, almost complete, with superb gatehouse b) a length (40m) of the S curtain wall c) an altered fragment of the domestic block d) ruins of the quadrangular college with corner towers on SE and SW angles. Ruins in fairly good condition but extremely heavily covered in ivy. Cracks appearing in W end of curtain wall and a hole in one of the walls of quadrangular college. Moat water filled.

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  • Scheduling record: English Heritage. Scheduled Ancient Monument file.



Grid reference Centred TM 3594 8866 (124m by 199m)
Map sheet TM38NE

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Record last edited

Jul 20 2012 1:12PM

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