SJ5301 : Acton Burnell Church and Castle

taken 17 years ago, near to Acton Burnell, Shropshire, Great Britain

Acton Burnell Church and Castle
Acton Burnell Church and Castle
An example of church, castle and also a later hall, being close together. St Mary's Church is mainly 13C, with a Victorian tower. The castle is actually a fortified manor house, the oldest example in England. It was built by Robert Burnell c.1284. Each corner has a tower 12m high. There also is a huge barn, older than the house and said to have been used for a meeting of Parliament.
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SJ5301, 47 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 June, 2000   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 15 October, 2005
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Church   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 533 019 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.7713N 2:41.4680W
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