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Moreton Corbet Castle, Shropshire

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Moreton Corbet Castle, Shropshire
Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, England
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A hauntingly beautiful Jacobean manor with a real legend of haunting attached! Moreton Corbet Castle is a fabulously decorated Italianate shell of a manor house that stands beside the ruins of a 13th century castle in peaceful Shropshire countryside. The legend says that the Corbet owner of the manor gave shelter to a neighbour who was a firm Puritan. When Puritan beliefs got too radical for the Corbets, the neighbour was turned out. He cursed the Corbets, and vowed that the house, then under construction, would never be finished. It never was, and it remains today an evocative and beautiful relic, open to the skies.

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