Sherrington Castle Mound: Motte Castle East of Sherrington Manor


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English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Wiltshire Council



Parliamentary Constituency

South West Wiltshire

Grid Reference

SJ960960 (396003, 139245)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.1519, -2.05715

Nearest Postcode

BA12 0SN

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Earthwork remains of a motte at Sherrington. The mound is 48 metres across and rises 5.5 metres above a 3.5 metre deep ditch, which widens in the east to form a water-filled moat. There are vestiges of a perimeter bank on top of the motte. Scheduled.

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