Castle Dykes Motte and Bailey Castle


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Iron Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

District Council

Daventry District Council



Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

SE618618 (461824, 256705)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.2047, -1.09521

Nearest Postcode

NN12 8HD

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Motte and treble bailey seen as earthworks. Medieval pottery and fragments of an Iron Age plough have been recovered from the site. There are four enclosures, a circular keep, supported by courts east and west, and a large court on the north west. Scheduled.

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