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© Mr Walter Chinn

IoE Number: 216731
Location: REMAINS OF WEOLEY CASTLE, ALWOLD ROAD B29
  BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr Walter Chinn
Date Photographed: 05 July 2006
Date listed: 25 April 1952
Date of last amendment: 25 April 1952
Grade II

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ALWOLD ROAD5104Weoley Castle B29Remains of Weoley Castle(formerly listed under

ALWOLD ROAD 1. 5104 Weoley Castle B29 Remains of Weoley Castle (formerly listed under Selly Oak) SP 08 SW 11/1 25.4.52 II 2. Footings and foundations of a fortified manor house. Sandstone with 6 towers and a deep moat. These works date from 1264 when Roger de Somery was licensed to crenellate his manor house. A survey of 1422 gives a detailed plan. Fragments of early C13 wooden buildings have been discovered, indicating early use of both horizontal and vertical weatherboarding.

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