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Latitude: 52.4431 / 52°26'34"N
Longitude: -1.9695 / 1°58'10"W
OS Eastings: 402167
OS Northings: 282787
OS Grid: SP021827
Mapcode National: GBR 5HQ.Z3
Mapcode Global: VH9Z1.TV4J
Entry Name: Remains of Weoley Castle
Listing Date: 25 April 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075769
English Heritage Legacy ID: 216731
Location: Birmingham, B29
Electoral Ward/Division: Weoley
Built-Up Area: Birmingham
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Weoley Castle
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
Weoley Castle B29
Remains of Weoley Castle
(formerly listed under
SP 08 SW 11/1 25.4.52
Footings and foundations of a fortified manor house. Sandstone with 6 towers
and a deep moat. These works date from 1264 when Roger de Somery was licensed
to crenellate his manor house. A survey of 1422 gives a detailed plan. Fragments
of early C13 wooden buildings have been discovered, indicating early use of
both horizontal and vertical weatherboarding.
Listing NGR: SP0216782787
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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