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Stokesay Castle, Shropshire

John Frederick Arthur Mason

Stokesay Castle, Shropshire

a unique example of a fortified manor house of the thirteenth century.

by John Frederick Arthur Mason

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Published by English Life .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesGt. Houses S
The Physical Object
PaginationobD8.20. 11ill. 4r.e.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21635698M
ISBN 100851011063
OCLC/WorldCa263519571


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Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, Author: J.F.A. Stokesay Castle. Stokesay Inn 3* Located just off Shropshire Hills AONB, this 3-star Stokesay Inn is a minutes’ drive from Walcot Hall. The venue comprises 12 rooms. Hopton Castle is less than 9 km away. The accommodation is settled 1 km from the centre of Craven hire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is also located near the hotel.

Stokesay Castle, Shropshire, c A present day aerial reconstruction drawing of Stokesay Castle, a fortified manor house in Stokesay, Shropshire, England. It was built in the late 13th century by Laurence of Ludlow, then the leading wool merchant in England.

Artist Terry Ball. (Photo by English Heritage/Heritage Images/Getty Images). Stokesay Castle, Shropshire - Photogravure [James Orrock] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Single disbound photogravure illustration.

10 x 7 inches (measurements are approximate). Verso is blank. The son of an Edinburgh dentistManufacturer: Eveleigh Nash. Stokesay Castle 27th January by Paul Leave a Comment Place Category: Shropshire Attractions and Activites, Shropshire Castles, Shropshire English Location: 2 Lawrence Court, Craven Arms, SY7 9AH, Shropshire.

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Stokesay is a historic hamlet in Shropshire, England just south of Craven Arms on the A49 road, also fleetingly visible from the Shrewsbury to Hereford Welsh Marches railway line. Stokesay Castle, Ludlow.

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It was largely built in its present form in the late 13th century by Laurence de Ludlow, on the earlier castle founded by its original owners the de Lacy family, from whom it passed to their de Verdun heirs, who retained feudal overlordship of Stokesay until at least Book a guided house tour for a unique insight into this late Victorian mansion with its imposing architecture and magnificent woodwork.

A Grade II* listed mansion set in landscaped grounds. A lived-in family home and a principal location for the filming of "Atonement".

A varied programme of ticketed events open to the public throughout the year. The success of the business enabled both families to invest in large country estates, the Dents at Sudeley in Gloucestershire and the Allcrofts at Stokesay in Shropshire.

But in contrast to the Dents, John Derby-Allcroft decided to build a modern house, rather than try to adapt Stokesay Castle which he acquired with the estate.

Stokesay Castle's historic elegance creates a unique and beautiful background for all varieties of wedding themes. This extraordinary replica of Shropshire, England's original Stokesay Castle has been restored to its former glory where impeccable beauty, attention to /5(38).

Around this time, a group of Royalist stragglers took refuge in St John the Baptist's Church at Stokesay, near Craven Arms, maybe hoping that.

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10AM - Arrive at Stokesay Castle SY7 9AH - the finest and best preserved fortified medieval manor house in England - and explore the site. 11AM - Depart Stokesay Castle AM - Arrive at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre SY7 9RS and enjoy their interactive exhibition 'Shropshire Hills Through Time' alongside Shropshire's well known Mammoth.

Stokesay Castle. Stokesay Castle, Stokesay, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9AH. Stokesay Castle is quite simply the finest and best preserved fortified medieval manor house in England. Set in peaceful countryside near the Welsh border, the castle, timber-framed gatehouse and parish church form an unforgettably picturesque group.

Short history of the Fortified Manor House, now known as Stokesay Castle. Stokesay is first heard of in the period immediately after the Norman Conquest. Roger Montgomery was created Earl of Shrewsbury by William the Conqueror, the land being granted to him including the Manor of Stokesay.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Stokesay is a tiny, delightful, place – just the castle, a church, a few houses and a farm – a gnat’s flight off the A49 in Shropshire. In the 12 th century, the de Say family owned the land hereabouts and gave their name to it: stok means an outlying farm, or enclosure.

Stokesay was then in the territory of the Marcher Lords, who wielded almost unlimited power during a period of. While Stokesay is a castle in name only, when the antiquary John Leyland passed through Shropshire in he described it as “buildid like a castel.” The title of Stokesay Castle only became common during the 16th and 17th centuries which no doubt reflected the social pretensions of its owners and as Alec Clifton-Taylor () notes, “a.

Stokesay Castle is one of the finest fortified manor houses in England. Built in the s by the fabulously rich wool merchant Laurence of Ludlow, it stands in a peaceful Shropshire valley, an exceptionally picturesque ensemble of 13 th century towers, magnificent great hall and a delightful gatehouse built in Among its many treasures are its medieval staircase and tiled floor, and its.

STOKESAY CASTLE. I received E-Mail that said: I visited Stokesay Castle today for the 1st time. Located in Reading PA on Hill Rd. and Spook Lane it was built in by George Hiester as a honeymoon cottage for his bride, closely duplicating the original Stokesay Castle in Shrophire, England built in and still in existence.

Stokesay Court is a magnificent late-Victorian mansion set within extensive grounds in the rolling South Shropshire countryside, with panoramic views across to Ludlow and the Clee Hills. Visitors can see the house and grounds on pre-booked tours on selected dates, when they will be able to view the magnificent architecture, intricate crafted Location: Onibury, Craven Arms, SY7 9BD, Shropshire.

stokesay castle - time travel in shropshire Around the time that Edward I was building his massive ring of castles in Wales and generally hammering the Scots, a wealthy wool merchant called Laurence from Ludlow in Shropshire decided to build himself a ‘grand design’ property not far from Ludlow at a place we now call Stokesay Castle.

Stokesay Castle - Shropshire Stokesay Castle is a remarkable survival, a fortified manor house which has hardly altered since the late 13th century. The house was built by Lawrence Ludlow, a leading wool merchant of his day, who created a comfortable residence combining an aesthetically pleasing design with some defensive capabilities.

Editor's Notes From the Shropshire Hills to the Herefordshire border Stokesay Castle According to English Heritage Stokesay Castle is “quite simply the finest and best preserved fortified medieval manor house in England”.

Set in peaceful countryside just outside Craven Arms, the 13th century castle has survived civil wars, Norman skirmishes and 19th century neglect.