Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

CHARTLEY CASTLE


CHARTLEY CASTLE
Photo Eric Dewhurst

Ruins of a large motte and bailey castle dating from the late 11th century. The stone keep on the motte, the towers and curtain wall were added in 1220. It had been abandoned by the 14th century, a new residence having been built nearby.

Private.


Photo Philip Davis Photo Philip Davis Photo Philip Davis Photo Philip Davis Photo Philip Davis Photo Ian Brereton

 

Directions
Off the A518, 7 miles north east of Stafford

 



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