Bedford Castle Motte and Bailey

Bedfordshire

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Tagged With

Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Bedford Borough Council

Parish

Bedford

Parliamentary Constituency

Bedford

Grid Reference

OV053053 (505259, 249714)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.1353, -0.461909

Nearest Postcode

MK40 3XD

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Notes

A Medieval lime kiln, possibly 12th/13th century in date, found during excavations of the outer bailey at Bedford Castle in 1972/3. It was found to be 5.5m in diameter, 5m deep, an built of mortared stone blocks. Now infilled and Scheduled.

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