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CARISBROOKE CASTLE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CARISBROOKE CASTLE

List entry Number: 1034657

Location

CARISBROOKE CASTLE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Isle of Wight

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Newport

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309434

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1445 Carisbrooke Castle

SZ 4887 NW 11/9 SZ 4887 NE 12/9

I

2. Official residence of the Governor of the Isle of Wight. Substantial remains of castle of C11/C12 foundation with additions in the C14, C15 and C16. Pre-Domesday earthworks round the inner enceinte and at their foot to the east and west, remains of a late Roman masonry wall, near the North-Eastern corner, a shallow semi-circular bastion and in the middle of the east side traces of an inturned gate. Ruins considerably restored in the C19. Chapel rebuilt 1904-5 by Percy Goddard Stone, retaining base of C13 buttresses. Charles I was imprisoned in the castle 1647-48. His daughter Princess Elizabeth died there and is buried in St Thomas's Church, St Thomas's Square qv. A.M.

Listing NGR: SZ4855087719

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National Grid Reference: SZ 48594 87774

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