Weoley Castle (house)
|Type||Fortified manor house|
|Owner||Birmingham City Council|
Weoley Castle is the remains of a fortified manor house located in the Birmingham district of Weoley Castle, a primarily residential area, in the English West Midlands. Owned by Birmingham City Council and administered as a community museum by Birmingham Museums Trust, it is a Grade II listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument.
The archaeological evidence suggests a Norman foundation for the site which was surrounded by a moat and bank topped by a timber pallisade.
In 2015, with 5205 visitors, Weoley Castle became the least visited tourist attraction in England.
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- "Birmingham's Scheduled Ancient Monuments". Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- Hodder, Mike (2004). Birmingham The Hidden History. ISBN 0-7524-3135-8.
- "What you can see at Britain's least popular tourist attraction". The Spectator. 12 March 2016. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
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- Weoley Castle at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery site
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