Motte and Bailey Castle and Medieval Settlement Earthworks Within Hall Garth

North Yorkshire

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Bank (earthwork)

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

North Yorkshire County Council

District Council

Hambleton District Council


Kirkby Fleetham with Fencote

Parliamentary Constituency

Richmond (Yorks)

Grid Reference

SE285285 (428530, 494239)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.3428, -1.5611

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Remains of a motte and bailey castle, licenced in 1314, and adjacent earthworks. The motte is roughly square, with a level top which retains traces of building remains in its southern half. A steep-sided moat surrounded the motte. The bailey lies to the south east and contains a number of earthworks which are believed to represent the remains of buildings and other features. A depression to the east of the bailey is interpreted as the silted remains of a fishpond. Further earthworks, north of this depression, mark the sites of three tofts, part of the medieval settlement of Fleetham.

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