SJ5301 : Acton Burnell Church and Castle

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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Tuesday, 20 June, 2000   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 533 019 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.7713N 2:41.4680W
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