Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

SHRAWARDINE CASTLE


SHRAWARDINE CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

The motte and a small amount of stonework can be seen. The castle probably dates from the late 11th century and was badly damaged by the Welsh in 1215. After repairs it was in use until the Civil War when it was beseiged and captured in 1645. It was then dismantled by Parliamentary forces.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan
Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
Off the A5, 8 miles west of Shrewsbury
Shrawardine, Shropshire SY4

 



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