Castle mound in Camp Wood

Herefordshire

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Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Herefordshire Council

Parish

Aymestrey

Parliamentary Constituency

North Herefordshire

Grid Reference

SJ396396 (339595, 265394)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.283, -2.88558

Nearest Postcode

HR6 9SZ

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Notes

Earthwork remains of a ringwork in Camp Wood. The mound is 41 yards in diameter at the base and 17 feet in height. it has a continuous rampart except on the west side, and is surrounded except towards the end of the spur, by a ditch 10 feet deep. The castle was founded by Hugh Mortimer circa 1144 to 1154 AD. Scheduled.

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