A magnificent 18th-century country house in classical style, Attingham Park is set in a wonderful parkland landscaped by Humphrey Repton. The house was built by George Steuart in 1785 for Lord Berwick, and the property remained in the Berwick family for 8 generations.
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Benthall Hall is a beautiful Elizabethan house with lavishly decorated interiors. There is some dispute over when exactly the house was built - some sources claim 1535, but a more likely date is around 1583, which is much more in line with the style of the house. Broseley,
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Cronkhill was architect John Nash's first attempt at designing an Italianate villa. Nash built Cronkhill in 1805 for Lord Berwick of Attingham Park, and as in most of his work, Cronkhil is ebullient, enthusiastic, and intended to get noticed. Atcham, nr Shrewsbury Atcham,
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Dudmaston is a 17th-century country house in Queen Anne style, built by Sir Thomas Wolryche (1672-1701) and filled with a superb art collection, including ceramics and Dutch art. The Hall was built around 1695-1700, with some remodelling in the period between 1820 and 1840. It is not known for certain who designed the house, but Francis Smith of Warwick is one reasonable theory. Quatt,
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Longner Hall is a Regency house designed for the Burton family by John Nash in 1803. The house is a fine example of the Tudor Gothic style and stands in grounds laid out by Humphrey Repton. The highlight of Longner is the plaster fan vaulting of the principle interior rooms, and there is also a large collection of 19th century stained glass. Uffington,
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Moreton Corbet Castle encompasses the remains of a 12th-century moated castle and the exquisite shell of an Elizabethan mansion built to replace the medieval castle. The first castle was constructed as an earthwork enclosure with a moat, and a keep in the north-west of the enclosure. The castle is attributed to a nobleman by the name of Bartholomew Torret. Moreton Corbet,
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At Shipton Hall an attractive mix of historic buildings is grouped about an Elizabethan manor house. Beside the manor are a walled garden, a medieval dovecote, a fine Georgian stable, and the Saxon parish church. The interiors of Shipton Hall feature exquisite rococo decoration by Thomas Pritchard, the architect responsible for designing the famous Iron Bridge across the Severn at Coalbrookdale. Much Wenlock,
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Stokesay Castle is a fortified manor begun in 1281 by Lawrence of Ludlow, a wealthy wool merchant, incorporating parts of older buildings. Stokesay was built at a time when the long border wars between the Welsh and English were, if not ending, at least entering a more peaceful phase.
A beautiful Tudor house fronted by one of the finest 16th-century gatehouses in England. The original house at Upton Cressett dates to the 14th century, and huge timber beams from the medieval house are incorporated into the later Elizabethan Hall. Upton Cressett,
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An elegant Georgian country house owned by Clive of India, Walcot Hall dates to the Elizabethan period, but the original house was remodelled after Clive purchased the estate on the advice of his uncle, Sir Francis Dashwood of Hellfire Club fame. Lydbury North,
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The Synod of Hertford was a church gathering that proclaimed the supremacy of the see of Canterbury in the English church. The Archbishop of Canterbury was given the power to divide dioceses and to create new bishops.
This king lost the throne, and his life, at the Battle of Bosworth
Spacious open plan sitting/dining room with sofa bed (for alternagtive sleeping) and well equipped kitchen area. Wet room/WC. First floor with sloping ceilings: Double bedroom. Twin bedded room. Bathroom/WC. Sleeps 4
Rowton Castle is a beautiful 17th century grade 2 listed building set in 17 acres of tranquil grounds six miles west from the historic town of Shrewsbury. We are the perfect venue for a prestigious function or a few days away from it all. A castle … more >>
Set in four acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and surrounded by original moat The Albright Hussey Manor has a enviable reputation of offering some of the finest accommodation in the midlands. C1524 the hotel encompasses a wealth of history whilst offering the very highest standard in modern comfort & cuisine. … more >>