Hartshill was a hamlet within and 2 miles to the south of, the parish of Mancetter
Holy Trinity parish church. To read an article about the history of the church click here.
Independent Congregational chapel (at Chapel End)
The village was called Ardreshille in the Domesday Book of 1086.
The remains of a Norman motte and bailey castle can still be seen in the village. It is said that Henry (later to become Henry VII) stayed here before the battle of Bosworth.
A manor house, built on the site in the mid 16th century, has now fallen into disrepair.
The poet Michael Drayton was born in Hartshill.
A small booklet about the castle
Victoria County History from British History Online
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