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HER Number (PRN):03570
Name:Tradition of a castle site c 475m SW of New Holdings Farm
Type of Record:Monument
Protected Status:None recorded

Monument Types

  • CASTLE? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1540 AD)


By tradition, there was a castle at this site. A specimen of stone from the site was presented to Shrewsbury Museum in 1951. Area also includes separate enclosure site, holoways and other earthwork features recorded by MUMP.

Parish:Church Preen, Shrewsbury and Atcham, Shropshire
Map Sheet:SO59NW
Grid Reference:SO 53893 97674

Related records: None recorded

Associated Finds

  • FSA299 - ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT? (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1540 AD?)

Associated Events: None recorded


Traditional site of old castle. Specimen stone from this site presented to Shrewsbury Museum 10/7/51 (SO 53865 97625) <1a>

Not on location noted for above, but in the same area - EH MORPH SUMMARY, EH Unit No. 6: A potential enclosure of Unknown Medieval date, seen as an earthwork, and mapped from poor quality aerial photographs. The site appears as an incomplete, rectangular enclosure, ?m x 18m, defined by 1 bank with 3 sides visible… ->

MUMP data also shows other unknown earthworks and holloways in area. This area has now been digitised on GIS <2>

<00> Shropshire County Council SMR, Site and Monuments Record (SMR) cards, SMR Card for PRN SA 03570 (Card index). SSA20722.

<01a> Hobbs J L, 1953, Map annotation by OS Correspondent (Map annotation). SSA8867.

<01> Ordnance Survey, 1977, Ordnance Survey Record Card SO59NW7 (Card index). SSA8868.

<02> National Monuments Record (NMR), 1993/ 1994, Marches Uplands Mapping Project (MUMP) MORPH records (2006 version), MU.332.2, Unit 6 (Database file). SSA22521.


[00]SSA20722 - Card index: Shropshire County Council SMR. Site and Monuments Record (SMR) cards. SMR record cards. SMR Card for PRN SA 03570.
[01a]SSA8867 - Map annotation: Hobbs J L. 1953. Map annotation by OS Correspondent.
[01]SSA8868 - Card index: Ordnance Survey. 1977. Ordnance Survey Record Card SO59NW7. Ordnance Survey record cards. SO59NW7.
[02]SSA22521 - Database file: National Monuments Record (NMR). 1993/ 1994. Marches Uplands Mapping Project (MUMP) MORPH records (2006 version). Marches Uplands Survey. MU.332.2, Unit 6.
Date Last Edited:Aug 25 2015 12:57PM