Riber Castle

Derbyshire, England

City/Town/Village: Matlock Bank
County: Derbyshire
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1277, -1.54293

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

1. RIBER
1390
Riber Castle
SK 3059 5/43 22.6.50.

SK 35 NW 7/43

II

2.
1868. Built by John Smedley. A large castellated mansion, the nucleus
having square 3-storeyed towers at the angles, and the site enclosed by
battlemented curtain-walls with out-towers. Late in date arid pure pastiche,
it may be regarded as a mammoth folly. It is a well-known landmark, crowning
a height, and from a distance has character. Unoccupied and ruinous.


Listing NGR: SK3068159049

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