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Latitude: 52.2841 / 52°17'2"N
Longitude: -2.9934 / 2°59'36"W
OS Eastings: 332327
OS Northings: 265572
OS Grid: SO323655
Mapcode National: GBR B6.Y9P0
Mapcode Global: VH76X.2VBC
Entry Name: Stapleton Castle
Listing Date: 17 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076962
English Heritage Legacy ID: 149176
Location: Stapleton, County of Herefordshire, LD8
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Stapleton
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Presteigne with Discoed
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO 36 NW STAPLETON CP STAPLETON
1/37 Stapleton Castle
Ruins of C17 house on site of a medieval castle. Brick and sandstone
rubble sections of wall, with one section retaining window openings with
brick dressings on two storeys; a further section retains a section of a
fireplace. In the C13 the castle belonged to the Say family, and was then
acquired by the Mortimers, eventually passing to the Harley family in 1706.
It occupies a commanding position over the Lugg River plain. It was inhabited
until c1870. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County no 119. (RCHM, Vol III, p 182;
Burke's and Savill's Guide to Country Houses, 1980, p 57).
Listing NGR: SO3232765572
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