Motte Castle 280m South of New Buildings Farm

Herefordshire

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Ditch
Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Herefordshire Council

Parish

Kentchurch

Parliamentary Constituency

Hereford and South Herefordshire

Grid Reference

SJ422422 (342164, 227002)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.9381, -2.8414

Nearest Postcode

HR2 0BL

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Notes

Probable enclosed (possibly moated) homestead scheduled as a motte. The site consists of an oval mound with steep sides and a level summit measuring approximately 40m north south by 25m east west. Surrounded by a ditch on all except the south west side (where there is a brook). The ditch is 5m wide and up to 2m deep. There is a causeway across the ditch in the north east quarter. Scheduled.

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