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Stokesay Castle.

Julian Munby

Stokesay Castle.

by Julian Munby

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Published by English Heritage in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21939877M
ISBN 101850744351

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Stokesay was a settlement in Domesday Book, in the hundred of Culvestan and the county of Shropshire.. It had a recorded population of 47 households in , putting it in the largest 20% of settlements recorded in Domesday. Stokesay is a tiny, delightful, place – just the castle, a church, a few houses and a farm – a gnat’s flight off the A49 in Shropshire. In the 12 th century, the de Say family owned the land hereabouts and gave their name to it: stok means an outlying farm, or enclosure. Stokesay was then in the territory of the Marcher Lords, who wielded almost unlimited power during a period of.

Stokesay Castle is quite simply the finest and best preserved fortified medieval manor house in England. Set in peaceful countryside near the Welsh border, the castle, timber-framed gatehouse and parish church form an unforgettably picturesque group. This page is for visitors and fans of Stokesay Castle to share photos, thoughts and Location: Stokesay, Craven Arms, Ludlow SY7 9AH England. Stokesay is a historic hamlet in Shropshire, England just south of Craven Arms on the A49 road, also fleetingly visible from the Shrewsbury to Hereford Welsh Marches railway line. — Less than a mile to the north is the small town of Craven Arms and 6 miles to the south east is the larger, historical.


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Stokesay Stokesay Castle. book was constructed at the end of the 13th century by Laurence of Ludlow, who at the time was one of the richest men in England. It remains a treasure by-passed by time, one of the best places to visit in England to experience what medieval life was astonmartingo.com: Stokesay Castle.

Stokesay Cstl Ln, Reading, PennsylvaniaUnited States () Hours **Feb. 14 & Feb. 15, The Knight's Pub will be closed for regular business due to our special Valentine's Day Dinner. The Lord’s Dining Room Sunday – Thursday: Closed.

Dec 16,  · Come explore the castle and experience the 13th century inspired English atmosphere. Within Stokesay Castle there are two restaurants. The Knight’s Pub is an American Pub with an international twist.

We take great pride in offering world class food and /5(). Stokesay Castle is one of the finest surviving fortified manor houses in England, and situated at Stokesay in astonmartingo.com was largely built in its present form in the late 13th century by Laurence de Ludlow, on the earlier castle (some of which still survives) founded by its original owners the de Lacy family, from whom it passed to their de Verdun heirs, who retained feudal overlordship of Coordinates: 52°25′49″N 2°49′53″W /.

Stokesay Castle & The Knight's Pub, Reading, PA. 14, likes · talking about this · 35, were here. Whether you're going out for dinner or saying "I do", our castle is the perfect place for you/5(). Stokesay is famous for Stokesay Castle, a fortified manor house and one of the best preserved and oldest examples of the type in the country.

The hamlet, which even today comprises just a church, a working farm and a few houses, was previously known as simply Stoke, a widespread English placename meaning 'enclosure'. The church is dedicated to St John the Baptist and is a rare example of the Ceremonial county: Shropshire. Stokesay Castle is a remarkable survival, a fortified manor house which has hardly altered since the late 13th century.

The house was built by Lawrence Ludlow, a leading wool merchant of his day, who created a comfortable residence combining an aesthetically pleasing design with some defensive capabilities. Book your dream wedding on a. Friday OR Sunday in and receive up to.

$3, OFF!. Stokesay Castle [Julian Munby, H. Summerson] on astonmartingo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Stokesay Castle in Shropshire is an amazingly well preserved example of a fortified manor house dating back most likely to the late 13th century.

Built by Lawrence of LudlowPrice: $ Stokesay was built in by George Baer Hiester and was intended to be a replica of the castle by the same name in England. lt was designed to be a honeymoon present for his new bride, but things didn't quite work out the way George planned. Coming from a upper class background, the money to build his dream castle was not a problem for George.

Feb 02,  · Hotels near Stokesay Castle: ( mi) Staddlestones B&B ( mi) Shropshire Hills Glamping ( mi) Linley Cottage Hesterworth B&B ( mi) THE MILKING PARLOUR, pet friendly, luxury holiday cottage, with a garden in ( mi) The Clive; View all hotels near Stokesay Castle on Tripadvisor/5(K).

Stokesay Castle is another place that is about the overall experience. The ambiance on a night with light humidity & a nice breeze makes it the perfect place in Berks County to chill with friends or that someone special over a martini or one of their specialty drinks!/5(59).

Stokesay Castle, Ludlow. 4, likes · talking about this · 12, were here. Stokesay Castle is quite simply the finest and best preserved fortified medieval manor house in England. Set in /5(). Stokesay Castle (English Heritage Guidebooks) [Henry Summerson] on astonmartingo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Stokesay Castle is one of the finest fortified manor houses in England. Built in the s by the fabulously rich wool merchant Laurence of LudlowAuthor: Henry Summerson.

Stokesay Castle's historic elegance creates a unique and beautiful background for all varieties of wedding themes. This extraordinary replica of Shropshire, England's original Stokesay Castle has been restored to its former glory where impeccable beauty, attention to /5(38).

Looking for exceptional deals on Stokesay Castle, Craven Arms vacation packages. Save up to $^ when you bundle your flight & hotel. Book your escape today. Stokesay Castle is one of the finest fortified manor houses in England. Built in the s by the fabulously rich wool merchant Laurence of Ludlow, it stands in a peaceful Shropshire valley, an exceptionally picturesque ensemble of 13 th century towers, magnificent great hall and a delightful gatehouse built in Stokesay Castle is one of the finest surviving fortified manor houses in England, and situated at Stokesay in Shropshire.

It was largely built in its present form in the late 13th century by Laurence de Ludlow, on the earlier castle founded by its original owners the de Lacy family, from whom it passed to their de Verdun heirs, who retained feudal overlordship of Stokesay until at least Image: Bust of Jack Gulati presented by Stokesay staff in How to achieve balance between family and business.

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Stokesay Castle, Restaurants business in Reading. See up-to-date pricelists and view recent announcements for this astonmartingo.comry: Restaurants. Stokesay is the gem of Reading PA and after they made the most special day of my life perfect today, Stokesay will be the only restaurant I eat at when I visit Reading in the future.

As a traveler, I have sampled the top restaurants in Reading, and so far this castle is the finest/5(59).History of Stokesay Castle. There was a settlement at Stokesay at the time of Domesday Book (), and probably a manorial building on the site of the castle by the early s.

Almost everything visible there today, however, was constructed in the s and early s. The wool merchant Laurence of Ludlow, who had become one of the.STOKESAY CASTLE. I received E-Mail that said: I visited Stokesay Castle today for the 1st time. Located in Reading PA on Hill Rd. and Spook Lane it was built in by George Hiester as a honeymoon cottage for his bride, closely duplicating the original Stokesay Castle in Shrophire, England built in and still in existence.