AYDON CASTLE MAIN BUILDINGS AND COURTYARD WALLS - List Entry

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Aydon Castle


Aydon

  • Description

    "Fortified Manor house. Solar and east wing c.1280, hall (replacing earlier structure) slightly later. North-west range and courtyard wall probably associated with licence to crenellate granted to Robert de Raymes 1305. North- west range remodelled early C14, outer bailey later C14. Minor alterations in C16, C17 and C19. C13 parts good-quality squared stone, later additions coursed rubble with dressings; stone slate roofs. Original C13 buildings cruciform in plan, on edge of steep valley side. North- west range and courtyard north of hall. Irregular outer bailey to north and west, with gateway to north-west and apsidal tower at north corner....."
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    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1303707
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