- Weobley, Herefordshire.
- OSGB – SO 40350 51373.
- Scheduled Monument.
Quadrangular Medieval motte and bailey castle with an oval shaped bailey. Defended by a bank and ditch
Held by William de Braose, Lord of Brecon, Huntingdon and Gower.
Owned by the de Lacy family, the Verdon family, the Crophill family, the Devereux family.
11 C Possibly built by Roger or Hugh de Lacy
1138 c: Possibly rebuilt.
1139 Garrisoned for the Empress Matilda against King Stephen
1140 Taken by King Stephen.
12-14 C Manor house.
1210-1213 Held by the Crown.
1213 July: The Crown returned it to the de Lacy family.
13 C The main fortifications began with the Great Tower. The bailey no longer in use. Rebuilt in stone.
1327 Slightly ruined.
1328 In ruins.
1331 Stated as being under valued.
1332 Value put at £41 16d, then raised to £81 10s 8½d.
1337 Margery de Verdon lived at the castle.
1357 John Ailmond broke out of his prison in the castle.
14-15 C Burgage plots established in the bailey.
1483 Henry, Duke of Buckingham, rebelled against Richard III, and his wife was captured at the castle.
15 C Recorded.
1540-1546 Itinerary of John Leland: Derelict.
16-17 C Ridge and furrow covered the bailey. Site abandoned.
19 C Pastureland.
2003 Weobley Castle Project. Geophysical Study.