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Castle, Remains of, Ruyton-XI-Towns

Description: Castle, Remains of

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 256694

OS Grid Reference: SJ3945122158
OS Grid Coordinates: 339451, 322158
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7936, -2.8994

Location: B4397, Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire SY4 1LA

Locality: Ruyton-XI-Towns
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 1LA

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Listing Text

SJ 32 SE side)

8/142 Castle , remains of
- [formerly listed as The
Castle (remains) (in
19.1.52 Church yard)]


Castle, remains of. Early C14 for Edmund, Earl of Arundel on site of
castle destroyed c.1212. Sandstone rubble masonry with facing removed.
Fragmentary remains of 3 walls of small square keep on slightly raised
platform; footings of another wall projecting at right-angles to north
from north-west corner. Walls stand to a maximum of 10m high and north
and south sections have rectangular inward-sloping openings of indeterminate
date. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County No. 71. B.o.E. p. 238; D.H.S.
Cranage, The Churches of Shropshire, Part 9 (1908), pp. 823, 824-5.

Listing NGR: SJ3945122158

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Source: English Heritage

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