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Holdgate Castle
SO 562-896 Shropshire England

Holdgate Castle Holdgate Castle is an 11th century earthwork motte and bailey fortress, founded by Helgot de Reisolent. Crowning the high circular motte are the foundations of walls and a rectangular tower. Mentioned in the Domesday Book, a farm now stands in the bailey and it retains a large 13th century semi-circular flanking tower. 3 miles south-west is Broncroft Castle and 5 miles north-west is Rushbury Castle.


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Holdgate Castle is located in the village centre, at Hall Farm. 21 miles south of Shrewsbury, on the A49-B4371-B4368.

The site is visible from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.


Holdgate Castle pictures and large castle map
Holdgate Castle Picture 1Holdgate Castle Picture 2Castle Map of the Area

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