Wem Castle: a Motte Castle Immediately South West of St Peter and St Paul's Church


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Wem, Shropshire: east view of the castle mound from the church-yard
Wem, Shropshire:  Castle mound from the west

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Post Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Shropshire Council


Wem Urban

Parliamentary Constituency

North Shropshire

Grid Reference

SJ512512 (351176, 328820)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.8543, -2.72516

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Includes No 1 New Street. An early 19th century corner building with one rounded corner. It is of colourwashed brick with a slate roof. The ground floor was an early 19th century shop.

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