REMAINS OF WEOLEY CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1075769

Date first listed: 25-Apr-1952

Statutory Address: REMAINS OF WEOLEY CASTLE, ALWOLD ROAD B29

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: REMAINS OF WEOLEY CASTLE, ALWOLD ROAD B29

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 02167 82787

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ALWOLD ROAD 1. 5104 Weoley Castle B29 Remains of Weoley Castle (formerly listed under Selly Oak) SP 08 SW 11/1 25.4.52 II 2. Footings and foundations of a fortified manor house. Sandstone with 6 towers and a deep moat. These works date from 1264 when Roger de Somery was licensed to crenellate his manor house. A survey of 1422 gives a detailed plan. Fragments of early C13 wooden buildings have been discovered, indicating early use of both horizontal and vertical weatherboarding.



Listing NGR: SP0216782787

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 216731

Legacy System: LBS

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