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Name:Amberley Castle, Amberley
HER Ref:MWS4503
Type of record:Monument


  • Scheduled Monument 1: AMBERLEY CASTLE
  • Listed Building (I) 298221: AMBERLEY CASTLE


Amberley Castle is a bishop's residence of early C13 origins, with a significant late -C14 phase of fortification and subsequent phases of alteration. The monument stands to the west of Amberley Village, and to the immediate west of the parish church.

Grid Reference:TQ 0271 1318
Parish:Amberley, Horsham, West Sussex
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Monument Types

  • CASTLE (Built, Medieval - 1200 AD to 1232 AD (between))


<1>Bibliographic reference: Peckham WD. 1921. Sussex Arch Colls. 62:21-63plan.
<2>Bibliographic reference: Peckham WD. 1928. Sussex Arch Colls. 69:226-8.
<3>Bibliographic reference: OS. 1970. TQ01SW2.
<4>List: English Heritage. 2014. Amendment to the Schedule of Monuments. Copy in New Listed Buildings and Amendments File 2011 -.

Associated Events - none recorded

Associated Monuments

  • MWS4502 - Related to: Amberley Castle (Monument)

Associated Finds - none recorded