SO4381 : Stokesay Castle Gatehouse built 1640-41

taken 7 years ago, near to Craven Arms, Shropshire, Great Britain

Stokesay  Castle  Gatehouse  built  1640-41
Stokesay Castle Gatehouse built 1640-41
From the top of the South Tower showing the inner side of the gatehouse, it was domestic rather than of military use and built a year before the Civil War started. Stokesay was royalist but surrendered to the parliamentary forces in June 1645, there is no evidence that anyone was killed so maybe not a shot was fired
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 June, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4358 8168 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:25.8105N 2:49.8738W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4356 8167
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Stokesay Castle  English Heritage Property  17th Century Gatehouse 

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