Sandal Castle: Motte and Bailey Castle and Shell Keep Castle

West Yorkshire

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Postcard of Sandal Castle, Wakefield, published by InnerVisions.
Postcard of Sandal Castle, Wakefield, published by InnerVisions.

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Pottery Kiln

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Grid Reference

SE338338 (433760, 418144)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.6585, -1.48909

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Medieval pottery kilns and production sites, suggested by documentary references, either at or within the vicinity of Sandal Castle. The documentary references include the placenames of `Le Pottargrenedales' documented in Liversedge during the 13th century and `Le Kilngrenes' documented in Sandal in 1314. There was also a potter mentioned at Emley in 1218-19.

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