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Castle, Remains of

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7935 / 52°47'36"N

Longitude: -2.8993 / 2°53'57"W

OS Eastings: 339453

OS Northings: 322154

OS Grid: SJ394221

Mapcode National: GBR 79.X46Y

Mapcode Global: WH8BC.F1LQ

Entry Name: Castle, Remains of

Listing Date: 19 January 1952

Last Amended: 21 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256694

Location: Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ruyton-XI-Towns

Built-Up Area: Ruyton-XI-Towns

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ruyton-in-the-XI Towns St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

RUYTON-XI-TOWNS C.P. CHURCH STREET (north
SJ 32 SE side)

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

GV II

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: SJ3945322154

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