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Lower Down Castle

Lydbury, Shropshire, England
SO 336 846

Photographs copyright 2002 by Laurie Oliver

An early motte castle here is believed to have received a polygonal shell enclosure in the 12th century. Only fragments remain.

Plantagenet Somerset Fry Castles of Britain and Ireland, Abbeville Press, 1997.

 

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