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Motte and bailey castle 50m to the west of St Michael's church.

A Scheduled Monument in Smethcott, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5894 / 52°35'21"N

Longitude: -2.8151 / 2°48'54"W

OS Eastings: 344876.653286

OS Northings: 299372.716285

OS Grid: SO448993

Mapcode National: GBR BF.9ZKT

Mapcode Global: WH8CC.Q5PR

Entry Name: Motte and bailey castle 50m to the west of St Michael's church.

Scheduled Date: 20 August 1974

Last Amended: 17 May 1994

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1008394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 19145

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Smethcott

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Smethcote St Michael

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