Camp in Woodford Wood

Devon

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Tagged With

Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

Torridge District Council

Parish

Milton Damerel

Parliamentary Constituency

Torridge and West Devon

Grid Reference

SN397397 (239709, 112664)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.8906, -4.27932

Nearest Postcode

EX22 7LL

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Notes

Woodford Wood motte and bailey. The sub-circular motte, stands on average 2.4 metres above its ditch and has an elliptical top, 16 metres by 10 metres, badly mutilated by a modern bank and ditch. It is encircled by a ditch, circa 6 metres wide and on average 1 metre deep, which has been damaged by a small quarry on the northwest. The sub-rectangular bailey measured 23 metres internally north east to south west and 27 metres north west to south east and is situated on lower ground to the north east of the motte, by which it is protected. There are other earthworks present. Scheduled.

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