Strensham Castle 6458

Pershore, England, Worcestershire, Wychavon

Brief Description

Strensham Castle was a mediaeval castle whose moat survives. It stood in a deer park first recorded in 1483 and last mentioned in the 18th century.

History

A licence to crenellate Strensham Castle was granted in 1388. King Richard III proposed that the park be restocked with game in 1483. The park continued to be shown on maps until the late 18th century.

Features
Moat
Access & Directions

Directions

Four miles south-west of Pershore via the A4104 and a minor road.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Strensham
History

Period

  • Medieval (1066-1540)
References