Castles of England/Shropshire

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There are 16 castles in Shropshire.

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Acton Burnell Castle Fortified manor house 120113th century Ruins ActonBurnellCastlec.jpg EHEH icon.svg Shell, used as a barn in the 18th century.
Alberbury Castle Castle 120113th century Fragmentary remains Alberbury Castle.jpg HALUKAL icon.svg
Bridgnorth Castle Keep and bailey 110112th century Fragmentary remains Bridgnorth castle DSC00377.JPG HCCL icon.svg Slighted 1645.
Broncroft Castle Fortified manor house 130114th Intact Broncroft Castle - - 148456.jpg Private Renovated 19th century.
Cheney Longville Castle Fortified manor house 130114–17th century Part habitable Private Building at risk.
Clun Castle Keep and bailey 120113th century Fragmentary remains Clun Castle 03.jpg EHEH icon.svg Ruins of keep built onto side of motte.
Hopton Castle Keep and bailey 130114th century Ruins Hopton Castle.jpg HCCL icon.svg
Ludlow Castle Keep and bailey 100111–14th century Ruins Ludlow Castle 2.jpg HCCL icon.svg
Earl of Powis
One of the great Welsh border castles.
Moreton Corbet Castle Keep 110112th century Fragmentary remains Moretoncorbet2c.jpg EHEH icon.svg Adjoining ruins of 16th century building.
Quatford Castle Neo-romantic castle 1830c.1830 Intact Quatford Castle - - 423490.jpg Private Nearby are earthwork remains of the medieval Quatford Castle.
Red Castle Castle 120113th century Fragmentary remains. HCCL icon.svg Adapted as feature of Hawkstone Park, 18th century landscape garden. Building at risk.
Rowton Castle Sham castle 170118–19th century Intact Rowton Castle - - 630094.jpg Hotel On site of medieval castle, remodelled 1809–12 by George Wyatt.
Shrewsbury Castle Castle 110112th century Rebuilt Shrewsbury Castle looking NW - - 2808.jpg HMMuseum icon (red).png
Shropshire Council
Restored and extended 1642, altered c.1790 by Thomas Telford.
Stokesay Castle Fortified manor house 120113–14th century Intact Exterior of Stokesay Castle, 2006.jpg EHEH icon.svg Restored 19th century.
Wattlesborough Castle Castle 120113–14th century Fragment Wattlesborough Hall - - 757775.jpg Private Near Rowton, keep/tower survives, adjoining Wattlesborough Hall.
Whittington Castle Keep and bailey 110112–13th century Fragments Whittington Castle 04.jpg HCCL icon.svg
Local community
Gatehouse towers survive.