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near Norton, England (United Kingdom)
Castles, Abbeys, Cathedrals, and other architectural monuments.....
Moreton Corbet Castle is an English Heritage property located near the village of Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, England, 8 miles northeast of Shrewsbury. It is a Grade I listed building. The ruins are from two different eras: a medieval stronghold and an Elizabethan era manor house. The buildings have been out of use since the 18th century.
Haughmond Abbey is a ruined, medieval, Augustinian monastery a few miles from Shrewsbury, England. It was probably founded in the early 12th century and was closely associated with the FitzAlan family, who became Earls of Arundel, and some of their wealthier vassals and allies. It was a substantial, successful and wealthy house for most of its four centuries, although evidence of abuses appeared before its dissolution in 1539. The buildings fell into disrepair and the church was largely destroyed, although the remains of some of the domestic buildings remain impressive. The site is now in the care of English Heritage and is open to the public during the summer.
Wenlock Priory, or St Milburga's Priory, is a ruined 12th century monastery, located in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, at grid reference SJ625001. The foundation was a part of the Cluniac order, which was refounded in 1079 and 1082, on the site of an earlier 7th century monastery, by Roger de Montgomery. It is thought to be the final resting place of Saint Milburga, whose bones were reputedly discovered during restoration work in 1101. Parts of the building became a house later known as "Wenlock Abbey", which is privately owned, but most of Wenlock Priory is open to the public under the care of English Heritage and is used mostly for recreational purposes. The grounds have a collection of topiary
ust a short journey away from Telford, Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury, the hotel’s location is great for a relaxing or romantic getaway. Set in lovely gardens, the hotel offers lavishly decorated bars with original beamed ceilings and is oozing with quirkiness from the moment you enter. There are 10 bedrooms all unique in design, but each offering patchwork, lavender-scented sheets. Some of the rooms even have velvet-covered swings. The oldest part of the hotel is the 14th century half-timbered thatched barn, which was once used as a courthouse in medieval times. The restaurant has received many awards, including 2 AA Rosettes for the outstanding preparation of its food and the good quality of the ingredients it uses. The hotel also offers facilities to cater for conferences and parties, large and small. The hotel meets all your requirements under one roof.