Castle Hills Medieval Motte and Bailey Castle, and 20th Century Airfield Defences, 700m North East of Oran House
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North Yorkshire County Council
Richmondshire District Council
SE255255 (425456, 497065)
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A Bofors gun emplacement located at Castle Hills, once integrated as part of the defences of the former RAF Catterick site, built between 1940-1. The building of extra defences at RAF Catterick were linked to its increased status as key fighter station.Castle Hills itself is a motte and bailey castle (see SE 29 NE 3). The emplacement altered part of the south slope of the earthworks.
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