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List of the medieval fortified sites of the historic county of Staffordshire

Certain
Probable
Questionable or Doubtful
Rejected
Confidence is a statement of the site as a medieval fortification or palace
Name
Alternative Name(s)
Type
Remains
Alton Castle Alverton; Aulton Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Audley Castle Hill Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Audley's Moat, Endon Hall Bank; Henedon; Enedon Fortified Manor House earthwork
Beaudesert Hall Beudesert; Boudezworth Palace , Fortified Manor House uncertain
Bescot Hall Berkmondescote; Berkmendescote Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Biddulph Lea Forge Baileys Wood Timber Castle earthwork
Bilston, Pype Hall Fortified Manor House no visible
Blithewood Moat, Checkley Fortified Manor House earthwork
Blithfield Hall Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Brewood Manor of Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield Brewud Palace no visible
Burton Upon Trent Bridge Fortified Bridge no visible
Cannock Castle Ring Beaudesert Palace , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Cannock Manor of Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield Kanocbury; Kanocbir Palace no visible
Caverswall Castle Caverswell; Carswell; Cavereswelle; Careswell Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Chartley Castle Chartley Holme; Chartley by Stowe Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Chebsey Chebeseye Fortified Manor House no visible
Coppenhall Gorse Hyde Manor; Hyde Lea Fortified Manor House earthwork
Dudley Castle Duddeleg; Dudelei Timber Castle , Masonry Castle major building
Eccleshall Castle Masonry Castle , Palace , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Forest of Kinver Hunting Lodge Palace masonry footings
Heighley Castle Audley; Healey; Heeley; Heley; Healy; Heyley; Helih; Helyh Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Himley Hall Fortified Manor House no visible
Kibblestone Cublesdon Fortified Manor House no visible
Lichfield Cathedral Close and Bishop Palace Masonry Castle , Palace , Fortified Ecclesiastical site masonry footings
Lichfield City Defences Bachunneswich Gate; Culstubbe Gate; Sandford Gate; Tamworth Gate; Stowe Castle Urban Defence no visible
Littywood Moat Littywood House; Litty Wood Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Loggerheads Auctioneers Mound Timber Castle earthwork
Mavesyn Ridware Old Hall Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Newcastle under Lyme Castle Novum Castellum de Staffordshira Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Norbury Hall Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Old Madeley Manor Madlee Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Pillaton Old Hall Pillenhaul; Pilatehala Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Radmore Red Moor; Redmoor; Redmoore; Rademore; Ann's Well in Court Bank's Covert; Courtbanks Covert Timber Castle , Palace , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Rodbaston Old Hall Rembaudeston; Cannock Chase; Cannock Forest; Mott Place; Roundabout; Grimbaudeston Fortified Manor House earthwork
Rushall Hall Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Shortwood motte, Standon Timber Castle earthwork
Shugborough Hall Heywood; Haywood; Heywud Palace no visible
Stafford Castle–Kings Castle Broadeye; Estafort Timber Castle no visible
Stafford Castle, Castlechurch Barons Castle, Monetvile Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Tower House masonry footings
Stafford Town Defences Staffordie; East Gate; Green Gate; North Gate; Goal Gate; West Gate Urban Defence cropmark/slight earthwork
Stourton Castle Stewpony; Sturseley; Kinver Timber Castle , Palace , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Swan Bank, Caverswall Dead Mans Hill Timber Castle earthwork
Swynnerton Hall Swinnerton Fortified Manor House no visible
Tamworth Castle castellum de Tameword Timber Castle , Masonry Castle major building
Tamworth town defences Walfurlong; 'Offa's Dyke'; King's Ditches Urban Defence no visible
Tixall, The Gatehouse Tixall Hall Fortified Manor House major building
Trentham Castle Field Castellum de Trentham; Mount Field Timber Castle no visible
Tutbury Castle Toteberie; Tetbery; castrum Stutesburiae Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Tutbury Town Defences Iron Walls Urban Defence no visible
Tyrley Castle Tirley Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Walsall Moat Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Weston Jones Motte Timber Castle earthwork
Wolseley Hall Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Yoxall Town Hill Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Ashley Castle Hill Timber Castle earthwork
Badger Slade Earthwork Timber Castle uncertain
Berry Ring, Billington Bury Ring Timber Castle earthwork
Berth Hill, Maer Bryth Hill; Bruff; Burgh Timber Castle earthwork
Burton Upon Trent Abbey Fortified Manor House , Artillery Fort no visible
Burton Upon Trent Castle Burt Timber Castle no visible
Bury Bank, Stone Bury Bank; Berry Bank; Darlaston; King Woulhers castel; Wulferecester Timber Castle earthwork
Caldewelle Hall Calderfield Farm; Caldewalle Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Castle Church Village Defences Monetvile; Castlechurch Urban Defence cropmark/slight earthwork
Chesterton under Lyme Timber Castle no visible
Croxall Timber Castle earthwork
Darlaston Timber Castle no visible
Farewell Mill Farm Timber Castle earthwork
Hagley Hall, Rugeley Fortified Manor House no visible
Haughton Rectory Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Healy, near Eccleshall Timber Castle uncertain
Huntley Castle, Cheadle Castle Croft Timber Castle uncertain
Knaves Castle Timber Castle no visible
Langton Manor of Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield Langedon Palace no visible
Lichfield Castle Castrum Lichesfeldenfe Timber Castle no visible
Okeover; The Hallsteads Fortified Manor House earthwork
Rugeley Manor of Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield Puysland Farm; Lower Hall; Ruggel Palace no visible
Saxon's Low, Tittensor Common Hangman's Low; Saxons' Lowe Timber Castle earthwork
Shareshill Moat Fortified Manor House no visible
Walsall Castle Masonry Castle no visible
Wednesbury Wedgebury; Wodensborough, Weadesbury; Weddsborrow; Ethelfleda Terrace Uncertain no visible
Wightwick Motte Tilbury Camp; Campo de Tettenhall Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Wolverhampton town defences Urban Defence no visible
Wood Eaton Home Farm Uncertain no visible

This listing was last updated on Wednesday, May 31, 2017


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