Bestcot Hall: Berkmondescote

  • Pleck Park, Walsall, Staffordshire
  • OSGB – SO 9980 9667


Fortified manor house, originally had a moat.


1311                              William Hillary was besieged by Thomas le Rous.

1345                              Licence to crenellate granted to Roger Hillary.

14th C                            Included a chapel.

1666                              Taxed heavily.

1672                              Mentioned.

18th C                            Demolished.

1937                              Bridge across moat in ruins.


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