Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

SMETHCOTT CASTLE


SMETHCOTT CASTLE
Photo Gregg Archer

A medieval motte and bailey castle dating from the 13th century which survives as an earthwork across the road from the church. The motte is now 10 foot high, and remains of a keep have been excavated. To the south lies the bailey.


Photo Gregg Archer Photo Gregg Archer Photo Gregg Archer

 

Directions
Off the A49, 5 miles north west of Church Stretton
Smethcott, Shropshire SY6 6NX

 



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