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Also known as, or recorded in historical documents as;
Rhiews; Warrenhall; Moat Planting

In the civil parish of Moreton Say.
In the historic county of Shropshire.
Modern Authority of Shropshire.
1974 county of Shropshire.
Medieval County of Shropshire.

OS Map Grid Reference: SJ64253747
Latitude 52.93342° Longitude -2.53293°

Warandashale has been described as a certain Fortified Manor House.

There are cropmark/slight earthwork remains.


Richard de Peulesdon received a licence to crenellate in 1295. The exact location was lost and Jackson suggested either Wardale at SJ673298 or Castle Hill at SJ654369. However, work by Michael Fradley has identified the site, in Moreton Say.

The castle site was previously unknown, and the fortification is not known in any later documents. Records in the Public Records Office shows the house of Warrenhall was forfeited by the Puleston family in the early C15 after they supported the Glyndwr uprising. Later records in the Shropshire Records Office show the name Warrenhall was used alongside that of Rhiews (a C17 timber framed house adjacent to the grid reference above), and in time only the name Rhiews was used. The site is a plain rectangular moat with a central island measuring 40m-60m, although the site was bulldozed sometime in the 1960s-1970s. (Fradley 2007)

A Royal licence to crenellate was granted in 1295 Aug 10 (Click on the date for details of this licence.).

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