Carisbrooke Castle (St Nicholas), IoW, Hampshire, England

Carisbrooke (St Nicholas in Castro), IoW

Carisbrooke Castle, IoW, Hampshire


Carisbrooke Castle sits a top a hill adjacent to the village of Carisbrooke in the liberty of West Medina on the Isle of Wight. The church of St Nicholas in Castro is, as the name implies within the Castle's defences. For additional information please see A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 5 at British History Online

Parish Church

Being contained within the castle walls, the Church is St Nicholas in Castro, Carisbrooke, is not visible on Google Street View.

The present building is of relatively modern origins, having been extensively rebuilt in 1904. The role of this church building has changed over the years reflecting the decline of population within the castle and its outlying areas.

Parish Registers

The Isle Of Wight Record Office offers a comprehensive list at http://www.iwight.com/library/record_office/Types_of_Records/carisbro.asp.

Adjacent (Pre 1832) Parishes

The Castle which includes St Nicholas in Castro is surrounded by the ancient parish of St Mary the Virgin, Carisbrooke.

The parish of St Nicholas in Castro consisted of several detached parts, including lands at Castlehold, Cosham, part of Shide Down and parts of Rowborough and Dodnor, which makes detailing all adjacent parishes not particularly useful.

Gleanings from

Please also see St Mary the Virgin, Carisbrooke
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