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MONUMENT NO. 114682

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The new settlement at Bridgnorth, to the north of the castle was surrounded initially, between 1216 and 1223, by a wooden stockade and moat. Murage grants were made during the 13th to 15th centuries. By Leland's time the town walls were in ruins. There were five gates in the town wall, constructed between 1256 and 1264, of these only the north Gate, now reconstructed survives.

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