Has been described as a Possible Uncertain
There are no visible remains
There are said to be the remains of an ancient castle at Hinstock.. There are no visible remains at the published siting (see OS 6in 1902) which falls upon a low ridge of pastureland, overlooking former swamp and bog on the NW (Ordnance Survey 1975 Record Card SJ62NE4)
A man using a metal detector on the site in 1983 found some flints, a piece of bronze, a piece of wood encased in lead, 1 segment of drinking vessel (Ward Penny A. 1983. Notes). (Shropshire HER)
Alleged site of a castle at Hinstock. There are no visible remains on the ground and it must remain conjectural. During the medieval period Hinstock belonged to the 'Pantulf' family as part of the barony of Wem, and who also built castles at Tyrley and Wem.
There are said to be traces of an ancient castle at Hinstock (Hulbert).
There are no visible remains of a castle at the published siting which falls upon a low ridge of pastureland, overlooking former swamp and bog on the NW (F1 ASP 19-SEP-75). (PastScape)
Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
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