Castles of England/Staffordshire

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There are eight castles in Staffordshire.

Name
Type
Date
Condition
Image Ownership
/ Access
Notes
Alton Castle Castle 110112–13th century Fragmentary remains Alton Castle.jpg Youth centre Cliff-top position, site partly occupied by 19th century building.
Caverswall Castle Enclosure castle 1275c.1275 Substantially intact Private Moated, 17th century mansion built within walls which, along with towers, do not stand to full height.
Chartley Castle Motte and bailey 100111–13th century Fragmentary remains Chartley Castle ruins 2.jpg Private Altered in 13th century to form enclosure castle, abandoned by 1485.
Eccleshall Castle Castle 130114th century Fragmentary remains Private Remains partly incorporated into house of c.1695, rebuilt 19th century.
Stafford Castle Motte and bailey 100111–12th century Earthworks Stafford Castle 2.jpg HCCL icon.svg / Stafford Borough Council Medieval keep partly rebuilt 19th century, then partly demolished.
Stourton Castle Castle 130114–15th century Fragment Stourton Castle - geograph.org.uk - 196085.jpg Private Remains incorporated in later buildings.
Tamworth Castle Shell keep 100111–13th century Rebuilt Tamworth Castle 343714.jpg HCCL icon.svg
Local authority
Largely rebuilt 16–18th centuries.
Tutbury Castle Motte and bailey 110112–15th century Fragmentary ruins The entrance to Tutbury Castle - geograph.org.uk - 632661.jpg HCCL icon.svg Slighted 1647–8, 19th century folly stands on motte.