Keys to the Past

Rothley Castle (Rothley with Hollinghill)

Rothley Castle.
Photo by Harry Rowland.
Rothley Castle. Photo by Harry Rowland.

On Rothley Castle are some artificial ruins of a castle built by Sir Walter Blackett in 1755. There is a large low square tower, flanked each side by a curved wall. It has wide views and is a prominent landmark. It is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N10411
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill


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