Ludstone Hall Moated site

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

There are earthwork remains

NameLudstone Hall Moated site
Alternative Names
Historic CountryShropshire
Modern AuthorityShropshire
1974 AuthorityShropshire
Civil ParishClaverley

A well-preserved and well-documented moated manor site, which belonged to the College of St Mary Magdalen, Bridgnorth, in the medieval period. Ludstone Hall moat has been shown to contain significant medieval archaeological remains as well as the early 17th century hall. (Shropshire HER)

Gatehouse Comments

Site listed by Jackson as a moated site is associated with a Castle Lane place-name but rejected by him as a castle site. The moat was modified during C19 to form part of the garden scheme for Ludstone Hall.

- Philip Davis

This site is a scheduled monument protected by law

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSO800944
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  • Jackson, M.J.,1988, Castles of Shropshire (Shrewsbury: Shropshire Libraries) p. 70 (reject)
  • Wall (after Downham), 1908, in Page, Wm (ed), VCH Shropshire Vol. 1 p. 403


  • 1980, Moated Sites Research Group report Vol. 7 p. 50


  • English Heritage, 2001, Scheduling Papers (New Scheduling, 09/05/2001)