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Saintlowe Tower

Hob Uid: 1527585
Location :
Warwickshire
Warwick
Kenilworth
Grid Ref : SP2781072249
Summary : The site of Saintlowe Tower at Kenilworth Castle. The tower is situated to the south end of the Great Hall and is named after Sir Walter Scott's fictitious Norman founder of the castle. The ground floor was a cellar used to supply wine to the high end of the Great Hall. The first floor forms a gallery with large windows and fitted seats with views to the Great Mere and Chase, and once led to the great chamber and state apartments. The second floor originally provided lodgings, possibly for the chamberlain in charge of the apartments and private chambers. Below were further lodgings, possibly for the clerk of the wardrobe.
More information : The site of Saintlowe Tower at Kenilworth Castle. The tower is situated to the south end of the Great Hall and is named after Sir Walter Scott's fictitious Norman founder of the castle. The ground floor was a cellar used to supply wine to the high end of the Great Hall. The first floor forms a gallery with large windows and fitted seats with views to the Great Mere and Chase, and once led to the great chamber and state apartments. The second floor originally provided lodgings, possibly for the chamberlain in charge of the apartments and private chambers. Below were further lodgings, possibly for the clerk of the wardrobe. (1)

Scheduled. (2)

Listed. (3)

The castle lies within a Registered Park and Garden. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Kenilworth Castle (English Heritage Guidebooks)
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : Warwick, 04-JAN-1996
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Source Number : 3
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : Warwick, 10-NOV-1971
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Source Number : 4
Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : Warwick, 28-FEB-1986
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 21576
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External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 307721
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External Cross Reference Source : Register of Parks and Gardens Legacy No.
External Cross Reference Number : GD1472
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 27 SE 78
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