Upper Broughton Castle Hill

Has been described as a Rejected Timber Castle (Other/Unknown)

There are no visible remains

NameUpper Broughton Castle Hill
Alternative NamesCrugyn; Criggion Bank
Historic CountryShropshire
Modern AuthorityShropshire
1974 AuthorityShropshire
Civil ParishBishops Castle

Jackson writes "The NE slopes of Aston Hill called 'Castle Hill' in 1833, and there was a mound called 'Crugyn'" PastScape record as "Modern earthen mound on top of a reservoir, possibly the site of a Bronze Age round barrow."

Gatehouse Comments

Marked as Criggion Bank on 1890 map. Has never been considered a medieval castle and mentioned by Jackson purely because of name.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSO299900
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  • Jackson, M.J.,1988, Castles of Shropshire (Shrewsbury: Shropshire Libraries) p. 70 (reject)


  • H.L.J., 1856, 'Early British Remains in Wales' Archaeologia Cambrensis Vol. 11 p. 90 (slight) online copy