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Ashton Keynes Castle

Ashton Keynes Castle was in the village of Ashton Keynes, near to the town of Cricklade in Wiltshire, England. It is also known as Halls Close, while locals call it The Battlefield. The scheduled monument consists of a ringwork and bailey 100 met ...

                                               

Aslockton Castle

Aslockton Castle is a ruined fortification, a motte-and-bailey castle, in the village of Aslockton, Nottinghamshire. The original name of the settlement was Aslachetone, which suggests a possible Norse origin; it was mentioned in the Domesday Boo ...

                                               

Bakewell Castle

Bakewell Castle was in the town of Bakewell, Derbyshire. It was a motte and bailey castle. According to some sources it was built in the year 924 by Edward the Elder, who also established the main burgh. the purpose of its erection appears to hav ...

                                               

Bampton Castle, Oxfordshire

Bampton Castle was in the village of Bampton, Oxfordshire. Differing accounts of its origin exist. One states that in about 1142 AD during the reign of Stephen, Matilda built a motte castle. According to other sources the castle was built in 1314 ...

                                               

Barwick-in-Elmet Castle

Barwick-in-Elmet Castle was a fortification in the village of Barwick-in-Elmet, West Yorkshire, England to the east of Leeds. The site of the castle was originally an Iron Age hill fort, the remains of which can be seen even today, and coins dati ...

                                               

Beaudesert Castle

Beaudesert Castle was on a high mound overlooking the village of Beaudesert to the east of Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire. It is a scheduled ancient monument. The remains found on the site show that it was originally an Iron Age fort which gave th ...

                                               

Bellingham Castle

Bellingham Castle was a motte and bailey fortress in Northumberland, founded by the De Bellingham family. Its remains lie 5 miles east of Dally Castle. There is no evidence to suggest that any fortification existed on the site before 1157, when t ...

                                               

Benefield Castle

Benefield Castle was sited in the village of Lower Benefield, between the towns of Corby and Oundle in Northamptonshire at grid reference SP987884. Originally the site of a Norman manor house, a stone ringwork fortress was built in the 13th centu ...

                                               

Biggleswade Castle

Biggleswade Castle was a castle in the market town of Biggleswade in Bedfordshire. The existence of this castle was discovered by aerial photography, in 1954, which showed the remains of a motte and bailey castle with a double ditch around the mo ...

                                               

Bourn Castle

Bourn Castle was in the village of Bourn in Cambridgeshire, 10 miles to the west of Cambridge. It originally consisted of wooden buildings on an earthwork enclosure which was erected in Norman times towards the end of the reign of William the Con ...

                                               

Bourne Castle

Bourne Castle was in the market town of Bourne in southern Lincolnshire. A Norman castle was built by Baldwin FitzGilbert son of Gilbert Fitz Richard, of the De Clare family. In medieval times there was motte and double bailey castle which formed ...

                                               

Brimpsfield Castle

Brimpsfield Castle was a castle in the village of Brimpsfield in the county of Gloucestershire, England, between Gloucester and Cirencester. It is likely that the first castle was built after the Norman invasion. Then, in the 12th or 13th century ...

                                               

Bromwich Castle

Bromwich Castle was in the large village now called Castle Bromwich in the West Midlands. The remains of a motte and bailey castle have been largely destroyed by the construction of the M6 motorway. There is evidence for a timber structure on top ...

                                               

Bryn Amlwg Castle

Bryn Amlwg Castle is in Shropshire near the Welsh border and the hamlet of Anchor which lies between Newtown and Clun. This was an enclosure castle of the 12th and 13th centuries, and had towers and a gatehouse. Only earthworks now remain. The tr ...

                                               

Buckingham Castle

Buckingham Castle was situated in the town of Buckingham, the former county town of Buckinghamshire, on the north side of the River Ouse. The castle was first mentioned in documentary sources in 1154–64 and was possibly demolished 1208–1215. It w ...

                                               

Burley Castle

Burley Castle, more commonly called Alstoe, was to the north of the village of Burley, two miles north-east of Oakham in the county of Rutland, grid reference SK894119. Alstoe was the name of a hundred. There is doubtful evidence of a small motte ...

                                               

Burton in Lonsdale Castle

Burton in Lonsdale Castle was in the village of Burton in Lonsdale in North Yorkshire, England. The Pipe Rolls for the reign of Henry II record that the castles garrison in 1129–1130 consisted of a knight, ten sergeants, a gatekeeper, and a watch ...

                                               

Buttercrambe Castle

Buttercrambe Castle was in the village of Buttercrambe in North Yorkshire, England. This was possibly a medieval motte-and-bailey castle. The bailey has been extensively landscaped making accurate interpretation difficult. Some earthworks only re ...

                                               

Bywell Castle

Bywell Castle is situated in the village of Bywell overlooking the River Tyne, four miles east of Corbridge, Northumberland, England. It is a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument. It was built in 1430 by the Neville family see ...

                                               

Cainhoe Castle

Cainhoe Castle was an 11th-century Norman castle, located near the village of Clophill, in the county of Bedfordshire, England. Cainhoe Castle was a motte and triple bailey castle, built by Nigel dAubigny, a Norman Knight, sometime after the Norm ...

                                               

Carlton Castle

Castle Hill is the name given to the once substantial motte and bailey, perhaps double bailey, apparently associated with the then new town of Castle Carlton in the county of Lincolnshire, some 7 miles south-east of Louth, between the villages of ...

                                               

Castle Combe Castle

Castle Combe Castle stood to the north of the village of Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England. The castle was a medieval motte and bailey castle standing on a limestone spur overlooking the Bybrook River. It was probably built by Reginald de Dunstanv ...

                                               

Castle Tump, Dymock

Castle Tump was a castle in the village of Dymock in Gloucestershire, England. The castle was built in either the 11th or more probably the early 12th century as a motte and bailey design. The motte today is 14 m high, with the traces of the bail ...

                                               

Chalgrave Castle

Chalgrave Castle stood to the south of the large village of Toddington, Bedfordshire. This was a timber motte and bailey castle, constructed in two phases, built during the 11th century. By the 13th century, it had been abandoned. The site was ex ...

                                               

Cheney Longville Castle

Cheney Longville Castle was in the village of Cheney Longville to the north of Craven Arms, Shropshire. It is a much restored 14th century fortified manor house. The house is quadrangular in shape, 30.48 x 36.58m, and has the remains of its moat ...

                                               

Chipchase Castle

Chipchase Castle is a 17th-century Jacobean mansion incorporating a substantial 14th-century pele tower, which stands north of Hadrians Wall, near Wark on Tyne, between Bellingham and Hexham in Northumberland, England. It is a Scheduled Ancient M ...

                                               

Cleobury Castle

Cleobury Castle was sited by the River Rea in the small town of Cleobury Mortimer in Shropshire which lies between the towns of Ludlow and Bewdley.

                                               

Cotherstone Castle

Cotherstone Castle was in the village of Cotherstone by the River Tees some 3 miles north-east of Barnard Castle in County Durham, England. This was a motte and bailey castle built around 1090. In 1200 the wooden building was replaced by a stone ...

                                               

Coupland Castle

Coupland Castle is situated in the village of Coupland, 4 miles to the north-west of Wooler, Northumberland, England. It is a Grade I listed building. The castle is a tower house built in the late 16th century, with the addition of an 19th centur ...

                                               

Dilham Castle

Dilham Castle was built in the 15th century by Sir Henry Inglose, probably around the same time as nearby Caister Castle. Inglose had served in France under Henry V and was a client of Sir John Falstof, who later became a knight of the Garter. In ...

                                               

Dorstone Castle

In 1403 Henry IV entrusted the castle to Sir Walter Fitzwalter, a Baron FitzWalter, and asked him to strengthen it against likely raids by Welsh forces of Owain Glyndŵr. After this time Dorstone Castle changed hands several times. Lady Fitzwalter ...

                                               

Driffield Castle

Driffield Castle is located in the town of Driffield, approximately 12 miles north of Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It was a Norman earthwork motte and bailey fortress which was founded by Hugh dAvranches, 1st Earl of Chester. It w ...

                                               

Dunham Castle

The castle is first referred to in 1173, in a document stating Hamo de Masci held the castles of Dunham and Ullerwood. Documentary evidence suggests the castle at Dunham was still standing in 1323. The castle fell into disuse between 1323 and 136 ...

                                               

Eardisley Castle

Eardisley Castle was in the village of Eardisley in Herefordshire, England, 11 km north-east of Hay-on-Wye. This was an 11th-century motte and bailey castle with a moat around the bailey filled by a stream. It is recorded in the Domesday Survey a ...

                                               

Eaton Socon Castle

Eaton Socon Castle stood beside the River Ouse in the village of Eaton Socon, which was originally a village in Bedfordshire but is now a district of St Neots in Cambridgeshire. The castle was a Norman double enclosure, whose construction require ...

                                               

Edmond Castle

Edmond Castle is a nineteenth-century structure north of the village of Hayton, Carlisle, Cumbria in England. The history of Edmond Castle is intertwined with the Graham family. Edmond Castle was enlarged and remodeled from 1824 to 1829 for Thoma ...

                                               

Ellesmere Castle

Ellesmere Castle was in the town of Ellesmere, Shropshire. This was a motte and bailey castle which was probably founded by Roger de Montgomerie, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury on a prominent hill to the east of the town, overlooking the Mere, soon after ...

                                               

Elmley Castle

Elmley Castle, located 1/2 mile south of the village of Elmley Castle and 12 miles south-east of the city of Worcester, in Worcestershire, was a late 11th century earthwork and timber castle which received stone additions in the 12th and possibly ...

                                               

Elsdon Castle

Elsdon Castle is a castle in the village of Elsdon about 10 miles to the southwest of Rothbury, in Northumberland, England, and also known as Mote Hills. The site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The castle is the best preserved medieval motte an ...

                                               

Flitwick Castle

Flitwick Castle was an 11th-century castle located in the town of Flitwick, in the county of Bedfordshire, England. It was a small, timber Motte-and-bailey castle, surrounded by a moat. The castle was mentioned in the Domesday Book, in 1086, as b ...

                                               

Hailes Castle, Stanway

Hailes Castle was a castle in the village of Stanway, Gloucestershire in Gloucestershire, England. The castle was built around the 11th or early 12th century near the church of St Peters in the village. The castle was moated, although this has si ...

                                               

Hallaton Castle

Hallaton Castle was situated to the west of the village of Hallaton, which lies some 20 km to the south-east of the city of Leicester. This was an interesting motte and bailey castle with an additional rectangular enclosure now surviving as an ea ...

                                               

Hanley Castle

Hanley Castle was a Norman castle that stood to the south of the present site of the village of Hanley Castle, which lies 2 km north of Upton-upon-Severn, in the county of Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

                                               

Haughton Castle

Haughton Castle is a privately owned country mansion and Grade I listed building, situated to the north of the village of Humshaugh on the west bank of the North Tyne. It is around 5 1 ⁄ 2 miles north of the market town of Hexham, Northumberland. ...

                                               

Haw Hill

Haw Hill or Ha Hill is a mound and scheduled monument in Carlisle Park, Morpeth which was the site of a motte-and-bailey castle, being Morpeths first castle. The castle was built by the de Merlay family in 1095, originally constructed as a wooden ...

                                               

Higham Gobion Castle

Higham Gobion Castle was an 11th-century castle located in the village of Higham Gobion. Now it is part of the civil parish of Shillington, in the English county of Bedfordshire. The castle was a timber motte and bailey fortress. Built by the Gob ...

                                               

Hinton Waldrist Castle

Hinton Waldrist Castle was in Hinton Waldrist about 7.5 miles north of Wantage. Hinton Waldrist spent most of its history in Berkshire until in 1974 it was transferred to Oxfordshire. The castle was originally a motte and bailey with a moat. The ...

                                               

Holdgate Castle

Holdgate Castle is situated in the village of Holdgate between Craven Arms and Bridgnorth, Shropshire. This castle was mentioned in the Domesday Book. It was a motte and bailey and contained a college of secular clergy which was founded before 12 ...

                                               

Horsford Castle

Before the Norman conquest of England, Horsford was held by an Anglo-Saxon named Edric but after the conquest William the Conqueror granted the land to Robert Malet, the Lord of Eye. Robert was exiled after he sided against Henry I, but had by th ...

                                               

Huntingdon Castle

Huntingdon Castle was situated in the town of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire. In 1068 a Norman motte and bailey castle was built for William the Conqueror. During the Anarchy the castle was held by David, King of Scotland through his marriage to Ma ...

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