Sheffield Manor (Sheffield) Reviews
Newest Review: ... that formed part of the estate of the 4th Earl of Shrewsbury. Remnants of this park still remain and are now known as the Norfolk Heritage Park, which is situated just a short distance from here. The remains of the castle that exist today include part of the original kitchens, as well as a large section of the long gallery. The best preserved feature however is the Turret House which is a Grade 2 listed building that contains some fantastic examples of 17th century ceiling paintings. There are many documents that still survive that detail the rich history of this castle and in particular the period when it was occupied by Mary Queen of ... more
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by - written on 14/12/08 (Very useful, 1648 readings)
The Manor Castle lies approximately two miles to the south east of Sheffield city centre. Today there are only ruins that now remain of this once magnificent castle that was built in 1510 but since Sheffield's principal castle is now buried deep beneath the central markets these ruins are now the closest thing that the city can now claim as a castle. It achieved its greatest fame as the place where Mary Queen of Scots was held captive for a period that spanned 14 years, except a few short breaks in Derbyshire at Buxton, Chatsworth House and the nearby Sheffield Castle. The ruins of Manor Castle now occupy a patch of land in the middle of a Local ... Read the complete review
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