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Stokesay Castle, Shropshire: the great hall and south tower with the gatehouse in the right background

RIBA Ref No RIBA16774
Artist/PhotographerBuck, Nathaniel (fl. 1727-1752?) | Buck, Samuel (1696-1779)
CountryUK: England
CityStokesay
Subject Date1286
Image Date1731
ViewExterior
StyleMedieval
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.d.50
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectCountry houses ; Halls ; Fortifications ; Moats ; Domestic architecture ; Lodges ; Towers
SOURCE: Samuel and Nathaniel Buck, Views. 7th set. Shropshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, and Herefordshire (London, 1732), pl. 10 NOTES: Completed at the end of the 13th century by the wool merchant, Lawrence of Ludlow, this is an important example of one of the earliest fortified houses of England. The Jacobean gatehouse was added in 1640.
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