Brookside Castle placenames

Has been described as a Questionable Uncertain

There are no visible remains

NameBrookside Castle placenames
Alternative NamesHolmer Farm
Historic CountryShropshire
Modern AuthorityShropshire
1974 AuthorityShropshire
Civil ParishStirchley and Brookside

Castle field and Castle meadow field names on Tithe maps. Area now being landscaped as a public park. Nothing seen by OS in 1975 (Ordnance Survey record cards).

Telford Town Map of 1981 indicates W half of site now built over by Holmer Lane and A442 Queensway. (Shropshire SMR record)

Gatehouse Comments

A feature of some sort is shown on the 1889 OS map south of Holmer Farm (approx SJ70920590). This seems to be a pit rather than a mound. Is it possible these place names refer to demense holdings of Dawley Castle? The landscape has been heavily altered by development.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSJ710059
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