STAPLETON CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1076962

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: STAPLETON CASTLE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: STAPLETON CASTLE

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

District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Stapleton

National Grid Reference: SO 32327 65572

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History

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Details

SO 36 NW STAPLETON CP STAPLETON

1/37 Stapleton Castle

- II

Ruins of C17 house on site of a medieval castle. Brick and sandstone rubble sections of wall, with one section retaining window openings with brick dressings on two storeys; a further section retains a section of a fireplace. In the C13 the castle belonged to the Say family, and was then acquired by the Mortimers, eventually passing to the Harley family in 1706. It occupies a commanding position over the Lugg River plain. It was inhabited until c1870. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County no 119. (RCHM, Vol III, p 182; Burke's and Savill's Guide to Country Houses, 1980, p 57).

Listing NGR: SO3232765572

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 149176

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 182
Reid, P, 'Burkes and Savills Guide to Country Houses' in Herefordshire Shropshire Warwickshire Worcestershire, (1980), 57

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