Castle Tump Motte and Bailey Castle


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Motte And Bailey

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Gloucestershire County Council

District Council

Forest of Dean District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Forest of Dean

Grid Reference

SJ712712 (371185, 229319)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.9612, -2.41941

Nearest Postcode

GL18 1LS

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Medieval motte and bailey castle at Castle Tump. The motte stands 14 metres high and has a flattened top 8 metres in diameter. The flattened area of the bailey surrounds the motte and extends to the south, defined by a curving field boundary. A ditch remains visible on aerial photography as an earthwork. The motte and its surrounds are scheduled.

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