Stokesay Castle, Craven Arms, Shropshire

Stokesay Castle, Craven Arms, Shropshire
Photograph taken 1930 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: bb67/06973

Stokesay Castle is the finest and best-preserved 13th-century fortified manor house in England. It was fortified by Lawrence de Ludlow, a wool merchant, who received his 'License to Crenellate' from Edward 1 in 1291. This property is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).


Shropshire Stokesay


Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)



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