Motte and Bailey Castle South of Lilbourne Gorse


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English Heritage

County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

District Council

Daventry District Council



Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

SE553553 (455330, 277161)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.3893, -1.18688

Nearest Postcode

CV23 0SP

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The earthwork remains of a medieval motte castle. The mound is 30 feet high and 50 feet across at the top. There is a ditch 2 metres deep. A bailey may have lain to the north. Scheduled.

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