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Stokesay Castle Park

Introduction

There was a park to the west and south of Stokesay church, which embraced Stokesay Castle.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

The site is open daily from 10 am between April and September. It is open Wednesdays to Sundays in March and October, and Thursdays to Sundays in the winter months.

History

Period

Tudor (1485-1603)

Features & Designations

Features

  • Manor House (featured building)
  • Description: Stokesay Castle is one of the earliest fortified manor houses in the country, with the great hall constructed between 1270 and 1280. The castle is approached through a gatehouse of stone and timber-framing of the late 16th century. The central hall is flanked by two towers, and there is also a solar range with a separate entrance.
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Key Information

Type

Park

Principal Building

Domestic / Residential

Period

Tudor (1485-1603)

Survival

Part: standing remains

Hectares

111

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Craven Arms

References

References