Like a set from a popular TV period drama, the impressive Grade I listed fortified manor house
in the Vale of Glamorgan oozes history and an abundance of original features in every room.
The final stop on his itinerary was Gwydir Castle, an early 16th-Century fortified manor house
in which some of the rooms that have reinstated panelling that were previously dispersed from the castle.
WEOLEY CASTLE The ruins of the castle date back 750 years and are the remains of a fortified manor house
which was built as a hunting lodge for the Lords of Dudley.
"Come and explore the new accommodation hidden within the ruined walls and the new knot garden and find out more about its history through our footpath trails." For hundreds of years it stood as a fortified manor house
but became derelict after being turned into a hotel and gutted by fire in 1978.
Dr Chris Tolan-Smith, a retired Newcastle University archaeology lecturer and a member of the Hexham Abbey Project's conservation group, said: "We want people to hear about the recent discoveries and learn more about the rich heritage of the abbey and its treasures." In 1539, part of the monastic site became the fortified manor house
of Sir Reynold Carnaby.
(Originally built as a fortified manor house
during the medieval period, the property was altered at a later date for use as a farm).
Hylton Castle was built by the wealthy Sir William Hylton as a gatehouse style fortified manor house
before 1400 in North Hylton, Sunderland.
The Great Hall at Apley Castle is the showpiece property of the converted ruins of this medieval fortress and it can be purchased for PS425,000 Originally a moated and fortified manor house
, Apley Castle is in the village of Hadley in Shropshire.
Newport, United Kingdom, October 11, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Originally a moated, fortified manor house
and the former home to three Queens of England, the castle was extended and altered over subsequent centuries of occupation.
Admission: adult pounds 4.50; child pounds 1.50 STOKESAY CASTLE Craven Arms, Shropshire 01588 672544 www.english-heritage.org.uk Stokesay Castle is the finest and best preserved 13th century fortified manor house
in England, and nestles in peaceful countryside near the Welsh border.
Whickham has many historic buildings, such as Old Hollinside, a ruined 14th Century fortified manor house
near Clockburn Lane, and Dockendale Hall where Oliver Cromwell stayed in 1648.
Llys Euryn was a fortified manor house
which was built in the mid 15th century for Robin, eldest son of Gruffydd Goch who led the old Welsh tribal division of Rhos.