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Launceston Castle motte, bailey and shell keep

A Scheduled Monument in Launceston, Cornwall


Latitude: 50.6371 / 50°38'13"N

Longitude: -4.3621 / 4°21'43"W

OS Eastings: 233060.166913

OS Northings: 84601.904376

OS Grid: SX330846

Mapcode National: GBR NL.97C0

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RD.2F2

« Listing Details

Entry Name: Launceston Castle motte, bailey and shell keep

Scheduled Date: 9 October 1981

Last Amended: 13 July 1992

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1017575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 15005

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launceston

Built-Up Area: Launceston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

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