Castle Lodge has one of the largest collections of oak panelling in England and dates from the early 13th century, rebuilt in 1580. Law and order in 19th century Ludlow. The kind of demolition carried out elsewhere was therefore avoided. During the Wars of the Roses, Ludlow Castle was symbolized as Yorkist authority. The Doomsday book lists Ludlow as the location of the unoccupied large Stanton Manor, a possession of Walter de Lacy. Posted on April 15, 2016 by JuliaH.
Ludlow's recorded history begins in 1086 when the impressive castle was first developed, as one of a line of castles along the Welsh Marches to defend the border and subdue the local Anglo Saxon population. Ludlow and the Wars of the Roses. During the Civil War of 1642-46 Ludlow Castle was a Royalist stronghold. Yesterday I was so busy trying to make sure there were no errors I managed to suggest that Catherine was born in 1489. Ludlow is a market town in Shropshire, England, 28 miles (45 km) south of Shrewsbury and 23 miles (37 km) north of Hereford via the main A49 road, which bypasses the town.With a population of approximately 11,000, Ludlow is the largest town in South Shropshire.The town is significant in the history of the Welsh Marches and neighbouring Wales.. View Rooms. Ludlow is a market town in Shropshire, England, 28 miles (45 km) south of Shrewsbury and 23 miles (37 km) north of Hereford via the main A49 road, which bypasses the town.With a population of approximately 11,000, Ludlow is the largest town in South Shropshire.The town is significant in the history of the Welsh Marches and neighbouring Wales..