Stokesay CastleStokesay Castle
is the oldest fortified manor house in England
, and is in the care of English Heritage
. Parts of this unusual-looking building date from the 12th century
. The great hall was added in the 13th century
. The castle’s most intriguing feature is the timber-framed residence built onto the outside of the walls. The gatehouse is also timbered.
(Other Castles in England.)