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DENTON HALL

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Originally a 14th century tower house with a hall, though the latter is now just visible as large footing stones. The building was extended in 1829 and is now part of a farmhouse. The earthwork remains of a medieval moat and fishponds survive.

STOKE MANOR

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A square homestead moat, thought to be the site of a fortified manor house or castle. Construction of a drainage trench revealed a massive drystone wall and a buried ditch filled with organic material. in 1629 it was the seat of Sir John Corbett, sheriff of Shropshire. It was garrisoned fo...

MOAT FARM

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Medieval moat with fishponds and a latter house. The moat measures 125 by 50 meters and contains two roughly square islands. The two fishponds lie about 20 metres beyond the eastern arm of the moat and are roughly rectangular in shape. On the eastern island is a timber framed hall house bu...

HOPTON CASTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Castle probably early 14th century with later additions and alterations. Castle motte, inner and outer baileys and fishpond surviving as earthworks. Remains of stone tower keep. Alleged site of chapel. The Keep is 14 metres by 12 metres in size and has a small projecting stair tower at the...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Site of manor house and garden. The house was built in 1582 by William Gorges, but is not shown on a map of 1726 and the site is now occupied by 19th century buildings. To the north east of these are earthworks of former formal gardens incorporating fishponds. The ponds may be Medieval or...

PRIORY FARMHOUSE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The remains of a medieval Benedictine monastery which now survives as a farmhouse at Deerhurst. It lies to the south east of St Marys Church (SO 82 NE 1) which also represents further standing remains of the monastic site at Deerhurst. The farmhouse is mainly 14th century in date. On the w...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Medieval moat east of Home Farm in Attingham Park. Field survey carried out by RCHME staff in September 1984 found it to be rectangular in plan measuring 93 metres east-west by 103 metres north-south. The west, south and east arms of the moat survive as broad shallow ditches, well-defined,...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Site of manor house and associated complex on Roxby Hill. Probably constructed in the late 13th century, the nucleus comprises a trapezoidal embanked enclosure subdivided internaly with the old house situated towards the south end, approached by a steep hollow way to the south. The manoria...

SOUTHORPE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Deserted Medieval settlement, surviving as cropmarks and earthworks. These include a moat with the manor house, a hollow way, building platforms, fishponds and a ridge and furrow field system. Population declined during the 15th century. The church was demolished in the early 16th century....

BILSINGTON PRIORY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

An Augustinian monastery founded in 1253 by Sir John Mansell, Lord Chief Justice of England. Mansell had the monastic buildings constructed at the manorial centre of Upper Bilsington, endowing the monastery with the surrounding demesne lands. The roughly square, north east-south west align...