Donnington Castle

Berkshire, England

City/Town/Village: West Berkshire
District: West Berkshire
County: Berkshire
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4192, -1.33733

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The striking twin-towered 14th-century gatehouse of this castle, later the focus of a Civil War siege and battle, survives amid impressive earthworks.
Admission
Adults: Free
Children: Free
Concessions: Free
EH Member Cost: Free

Information from English Heritage website

Donnington Castle is a Listed Building. Here's what the official description says about it:

SU 46NE SHAW CUM DONNINGTON CASTLE LANE

7/40 Donnington Castle
9.9.69
- I

Castle 1386. Flint with stone dressings and some repairs in brick.
Ruined courtyard with the remains of 6 towers. Gatehouse to east, possibly
by Henry Yevele. 3 storeys. 2 circular towers at eastern corners of
4 stages with plinth and battlemented parapet. 2 square headed windows to
east with moulded 4-centered arch below. Interior: Gatehall has 2 bay
lierne vault with moulded ribs, cusped panels and carved bosses.
A.M.(Berks. No. 4). Donnington Castle. M.Wood. HMSO.l964.B.O.E.Berkshire
p.128.


Listing NGR: SU4610469168

Information from British Listed Buildings


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