A guide to castles & moated sites in Herefordshire by R. Shoesmith

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Published by Logaston Press in Almeley .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Castles -- England -- Herefordshire.,
  • Fortification -- England -- Herefordshire.,
  • Herefordshire (England) -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesCastles & moated sites of Herefordshire.
Statementby Ron Shoesmith.
SeriesMonuments in the landscape -- v.2
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 247 p. :
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22264560M
ISBN 101873827598
OCLC/WorldCa37699111

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This book is a comprehensive guide to the history and architecture of castellated buildings dating from the mid 11th century to the late 15th century in the counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

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Castellarium Anglicanum Vol I The Castles Of Scotland. Martain Coventry. The Castle of (series). Mike Salter. The Castle of (series). Michael Jackson The Castle Explorer's Guide. Frank Bottomley. English Castles/Welsh Castles. Castles & Moated Sites of Herefordshire.

Ron. Many moats, such as the one at the Tower of London, were drained long ago. Other moated houses and castles have been bequeathed to the National Trust (such as Oxburgh Hall and Ightham Mote).

However there remains a handful of moated manor houses in private hands, usually belonging to the same family that built them centuries ago. Herefordshire is known for its breathtaking views, picturesque walks and attractions for all the family.

However, there’s one thing that Herefordshire will always stand out for – and that’s castles. If you want to explore some of the UK’s finest castles, Herefordshire is an absolute must. These two men built castles in the extreme north of the county (Richard's Castle) and in outlying Ewyas (Ewyas Harold Castle).

These castles are two of only four known pre-Conquest castles, the other two being Hereford Castle and Clavering in Essex. Ewyas Harold Castle is thought to be the first castle. The 18 bedroom castle is on the market through estate agents Sotheby’s for £3million and includes a library, billard room and a wine cellar, along with 20 acres of land.

Salter, Mike - The Castles of Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Folly Publications. ISBN Another excellent and interesting book from Mike. Shoesmith, Ron - Castles & Moated Sites of Herefordshire. Logaston Press. ISBN Herefordshire Churches through Victorian eyes.

£ Leominster Minster. £ Roses round the Door. Reminiscences. £ Herefordshire Place- Names. £ Herefordshire Folklore. £ Castles & Moated Sites. £ Royalist, but Herefordshire in the English civil war £ The Dovecotes and Pigeon Houses of. English Castles, A guide by counties.

Boydell Press, Woodbridge. Salter, M (). Castles of Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Folly Publications, Malvern. Shoesmith, R (). Castles and Moated Sites of Herefordshire. Logaston Press. Stirling-Brown, R ().

It is then a short but steep walk to the site of the castle following the line. Grosmont Castle is included in the Cadw guide for the Three Castles (Grosmont, Skenfrith, and White Castles) written by Jeremy K. Knight. This starts with a combined history for the three castles, followed by individual tours.

There is also a short entry on Hen Gwrt Medieval Moated Site. Snodhill was a significant frontier castle, but its history is obscure and it has been inaccessible for a generation. In both castle and manor were sold at auction, and the new owners were absentees who prohibited all access to the site, not least by.

English Heritage is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection. This comprises over of England's historic buildings, monuments, and sites spanning more than 5, years of history.

It has direct ownership over some historic sites and also liaises with private owners of sites that are managed under guardianship arrangements.

Herefordshire Tour and Travel Information Guide. A comprehensive holiday tourism guide for Herefordshire including places to visit, towns and villages, hotels, bed and breakfast, inns and pubs, holiday rental cottages, camping and caravanning, farms, herefordshire tourist information and maps, visitor activities including golf and walking.

The motte and bailey castle lies on a prominent ridge in the parish of Peterchurch, towards the at the north-western end of the Golden Valley, Herefordshire. There is also a Medieval deer park and a moated site known as The Gobbets nearby. The castle may have been built in the late 11th or 12th Centuries, with later phases of construction.

The castles of Herefordshire and Shropshire form the background of this book, but the Marcher Court, based at Ludlow Castle, controlled all legal affairs in the area of the Southern Marches. In the north the northern court was based at Chester Castle until being moved to Rhuddlan when the Welsh ceased to cause rebellions.

Free Download book ?book= Kent Castles A Comprehensive Guide to Sixty Castles and Castle Sites for Visitor and Kent. Welsh fortress-palace transformed into regal residence The unmistakable silhouette of Raglan crowning a ridge amid glorious countryside is the grandest castle ever built by Welshmen.

We can thank Sir William ap Thomas, the ‘blue knight of Gwent’, for the moated Great Tower of that still dominates this mighty fortress-palace. His son Sir William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke, created the.

Amongst these are Acton Castle, Allerton Castle, Augill Castle, Avon Castle, Bell's Castle, Bolesworth Castle, Bude Castle, Castle Eden Castle, Castle Goring, Cave Castle, Clearwell Castle, Cliffe Castle, Coates Castle, Creech Castle, Droskyn Castle, Edmond Castle, Enmore Castle, Ewell Castle, Farleigh Castle, Farley Castle, Fillingham Castle, Hatherop Castle, Headingley Castle, Highcliffe Castle, Hilfield Castle.

Castles in East Sussex, part of the East Sussex Travel guide at Britain Express, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information. Picture book design; moated, crenellated battlements, reached by no less than three drawbridges and a barbican. Red brick moated castle of 's, built by Ralph Fiennes, whose family crest is.

The book includes not only the well known stone castles but also ringworks and motte and bailey sites which only had timber buildings, plus moated or fortified houses, tower houses and town defences.

following an introduction describing the development of these buildings are six gazetteers lavishly illustrated with plans, photographs and drawings. Inkberrow Castle was originally an earth and timber Norman fortification built by the Marshal family in the late twelfth century.

Little is known about the structure but it was destroyed during the rebellion of Richard Marshal, Earl of Pembroke. It was later replaced by the moated site seen today. Alfred Watkins: a Herefordshire Man by Shoesmith, Ron and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Attractions near Moated castle: ( mi) Aare River ( mi) Kreuzgassbrunnen ( mi) Old City ( mi) Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ( mi) Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum; View all attractions near Moated castle on Tripadvisor2 TripAdvisor reviews.

Kimbolton Castle Castellated house 17–18th century Intact School Site of medieval castle, rebuilt and later remodelled by Vanbrugh – Kirtling Tower Fortified manor house c Fragment NGS 16th century gatehouse on site of moated Saxon castle.

Longthorpe Tower Tower house – Intact. The building is well laid out for visitors with guide books for sale and nicely illustrated information boards to read.

Location: Contact: In Abbeydore village on B The original castle at this site was an earthern ringwork and has been shown by recent excavation to have been similar to Stokesay Castle. Herefordshire is a castle on. See ruined British castles REBUILT before your eyes as stunning digital animation restores them to their ancient glory Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire.

is a moated triangular. St Briavels Castle. St Briavels Castle is a moated Norman castle based in the Forest of Dean. The castle, which was built in the 12th century, was an important royal castle on the frontier of.

Follow R. Shoesmith and explore their bibliography from 's R. Shoesmith Author Page. Bodiam Castle is one of the most spectacular moated castles in the world. It looks although it’s fallen from the pages of a picture book. Its seductive beauty hides the work of a true architectural genius: as visual tricks and planning quirks were used to exaggerate its perfect appearance.

Eardisland Village is a classic nuclear settlement, clustered around a crossing-point of the River Arrow. It is mentioned in Doomsday Book (). There is archaeological evidence of occupation here very much earlier. The moated castle site and the church not far from the river crossing and also parts of the present road network reflect an active.

Bodliam Castle is a 14th century example of a moated castle. 4. Bodiam Castle, East Sussex The 14th century Bodiam Castle is a perfect example of a medieval moated castle, located in the heart of country.

It’s location is particularly beautiful as the surrounding area was landscaped to increase aesthetic appeal when the castle was built.Warwick Castle. Warwick Castle is a medieval castle located in Warwick, a county town of Warwickshire, England. It was originally a wooden motte-and-bailey castle built by William the Conqueror in that was rebuilt into stone in the 12th century.

When it was granted to Sir Fulke Greville by James I inthe castle was converted to a country house owned by the Greville family, who.Acton Burnell Castle, Acton Burnell, Shropshire Owned by: English Heritage Extensive remains of a fortified tower house.

Built between by Robert Burnell, Bishop of Bath and Wells, friend and advisor to King Edward I, the location of the manor house .

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