- Hartshill Castle
Hartshill Castle was in the village of
Hartshillon the outskirts of Nuneaton, Warwickshire(gbmapping|SP325942).
It was built as a
motte and baileycastle in the 12th centuryby Hugh de Hardreshull. In 1330, it was rebuilt by John de Hardreshull.
16th century, Michael and Edmund Parker founded a fortified, castellated, four- gabled timber-framed manor housein the north east angle of the bailey. The greater part of the house has collapsed.
The earthworks of the castle and remains of the house are still present. The site is privately owned.
* [http://www.webspinners.org.uk/weddingtoncastle2/new_page_47.htm Hartshill Castle 1]
* [http://www.castleuk.net/castle_lists_midlands/140/hartshill.html Hartshill Castle 2]
* [http://homepage.mac.com/philipdavis/English%20sites/3530.html Hartshill Castle 3]
*Fry, Plantagenet Somerset, "The David & Charles Book of Castles", David & Charles, 1980. ISBN 0-7153-7976-3
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