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1 A castle, probably rebuilt by Sir William Bagot c1397, although there appears to have been a castle here before this. Henry, Duke of Hereford (later Henry IV), was entertained ...
The remains of Baginton Castle which is Medieval in date. The motte and bailey, as well as the moat, are still visible as earthworks. The remains of the stone keep, which was built during the 14th century, are also visible. The castle is situated to the west of Baginton.
Possible Castle Mound at Coton Deserted Medieval Settlement
1 A well-preserved little moated mount castle. The remains consist of a low circular artificial hill, measuring about 46m in diameter at its base, with a flat top about 21m ...
The site of a possible castle mound or motte dating to the Medieval period. Alternatively, it may be a windmill mound. It survives as an earthwork and is located 1km north west of Newton.
Possible Motte and Bailey north west of Pool's Barn Farm, Little Alne.
1 Cropmark at NGR 412500, 260931. Could be a Motte and Bailey or geology with boundary features around hilltop. 2 Cropmark on vertical AP. 3 This site requires a visit. 4 Aerial ...
The site of a possible medieval Motte and Bailey visible as cropmarks. The site is located 350m north west of Pool's Barn Farm, Little Alne.
1 Sir William Clinton obtained licence to crenellate in 1346. The castle was built on a new site and a completely new layout was possible, and a perfectly symmetrical planned ...
The remains of Maxstoke Castle, which was built during the Medieval period. It was situated 1km east of Castle Farm.
Maxstoke Castle Gatehouse
1 At the centre of the E side of Maxstoke Castle is a three storey projecting gatehouse. 2 The gatehouse projects about 13.7m flanked by semi-octagonal turrets that rise well above ...
The remains of the gatehouse of Maxtoke Castle which was built during the Medieval period. It is situated 1km east of Castle Farm.
Site of a Possible Medieval Manor House or Castle at Regent Place
1 There was a little castle at Rugby which stood about a furlong (200m) to the N of the church. The banks of earth and part of the moat still ...
The possible site of a Medieval manor house or castle. Documentary evidence suggests that earthworks of a moat were visible behind Church Street, Rugby in the 18th and 19th centuries. The site has now been built over.
Medieval Castle at Castle Yard, Fillongley.
2 Earthworks on a site known as the ‘Castle Yard’ comprising a low mount (or keep) with a courtyard to the S; the whole being surrounded by a moat. On ...
The remains of a Medieval castle survive as an earthwork with traces of a masonry building. The site is known as Castle Yard and is situated 300m south west of Fillongley.
Possible Castle 300m SW of Blue Boar Farm
1 A mound at the above grid reference was excavated in 1967. It was constructed of gravel with a 1.5m turf cap. No building foundations or post holes were found. ...
The site of a possible Medieval castle. An earthwork may be the remains of the motte which is surrounded by a ditch. The site is located 100m south of London Road.
Site of Possible Castle to West of Newbold Church
1 W of Newbold on Avon church and churchyard are the remains of earthworks, hardly discernible unless specially pointed out, being the site, as it is supposed, of one of ...
The possible site of a Medieval castle. The site is located 100m west of the church at Newbold on Avon.
Kenilworth Castle: Phase 1
1 The stone castle is built on the remains of an earlier mount and court fort, some of the earth foundations of which are still traceable. The spot where the ...
Phase one of the building of Kenilworth Castle shows that it was originally built as a motte and bailey castle from 1122 onwards . The motte is still visible as an earthwork, inside the later great keep.
1 `Very imposing and remarkable earthworks of the moated mount and court type… as fine an example… as can be seen anywhere within the kingdom.’ The works occupy a strong ...
Brinklow Castle, a motte and bailey castle of Medieval date. The castle is still visible as a substantial earthwork. It is located at Brinklow.
Studley Old Castle
1 In the Conqueror’s time the greatest part of Studley was possessed by William Fiz Corbuciones where he or some of his descendants had a castle, the ruins thereof is ...
The site of Studley Old Castle, a motte and bailey castle dating to the Medieval period. The motte is still visible as an earthwork. The site is located to the north of St. Mary's Church.
Excavation of Keep at Brandon Castle
1 The central moated mount, upon which the castle itself stood, is an almost square plateau which contains nearly 0.4 ha. 2 1947: Excavation located a rectangular keep not earlier than ...
The remains of the Medieval keep of Brandon Castle were found during an archaeological excavation.
Site of Stiper's Hill Castle, Polesworth
1 Site of Stiper’s Hill Castle, Polesworth. Ben Morton states that there is some evidence that a castle was built soon after the Conquest by Richard Marmion. It is possible ...
Possible site and associated earthworks of castle built soon after the Conquest.
Aston Cantlow Castle
1 Between the river and the village are the earthwork remains of a castle of the Cantilupes. It passed from them to the Hastings and is described in an extent ...
The site of Aston Cantlow Castle which dates from the Medieval period. It is known from documentary evidence. The ringwork, a defensive bank and ditch, is still visible as an earthwork. It is situated west of Aston Cantlow.
Kenilworth Castle: Phase 2
1 The Norman keep could have been preceded by a motte and bailey castle (PRN 3200), although Chatwin thinks that this is unlikely. Chatwin suggests that the keep was constructed ...
Phase two in the building of Kenilworth castle included the a great keep and a curtain wall with towers that were built during the mid to late 1100s and early 1200s.
Kenilworth Castle: Phase 3
1 Under the wealthy and ostentatious John of Gaunt the castle was first repaired and then, from 1391 onwards, converted from a feudal stronghold into a palace. To this period ...
Phase three of the building of Kenilworth castle included the Great Hall with cellars below, the 'Strong Tower' which housed the treasury, and the 'Saintlow Tower'. This phase of building began in about 1391 and continued into the 1570s.
Medieval Banqueting Hall at the Pleasaunce
1 Inside the double moat at the Pleasurance was a timber banqueting hall. This was dismantled by Henry VIII. 2 Foundations are visible within the island of the moat. 4 Scheduled as ...
A Banqueting Hall which was constructed during the Medieval and Post Medieval periods at the Pleasance. It was situated inside the double moat and was built of timber. The foundations of this building are still visible at the site.
Boteler's Castle, Alcester.
1 In 1086 Fulk held the manor of Oversley, but it later passed to Ralph de Boteler, who probably built a castle there making it his principal seat. ...
The site of Boteler's Castle, a Medieval motte and bailey castle, which has been partially excavated. The site lies 700m south east of Arrow.
1 Information on a manorial history exists. 2 Traces of the outlines of stone buildings grouped around the interior of the enclosure can be seen. 3 Whichford was a Manor of the ...
The site of Whichford Castle, a Medieval castle or manor which has been partially excavated. The site is located 300m west of the church at Whichford.
Ring Motte 100m SE of Morton Bagot Church
1 Traces of a moat near Church Farm, Morton Bagot may mark the site of a building described in the 17th century as Lord Carrington’s Lodge House, which was ...
The site of a ringwork, a defensive bank and ditch, which is visible as an earthwork. It probably represents the site of a Medieval castle. It is located 100m south east of the church, Morton Bagot.
Kingsbury Hall Castle
1 Two lengths of 14th century curtain wall about 1.7m thick and 6m high built of good coursed square masonry. The two lengths meet at a semi-octagonal tower about 2.5m ...
The site of Kingsbury Hall Castle which was built during the Medieval period. The walls of the enclosure are still visible, as well as an octagonal tower.
Possible Castle 200m S of Wootton Wawen Church
1 An area of relict features, many in a very good state of preservation. Chief among them is what appears to have been a very small motte and bailey castle. ...
The site of a possible Medieval motte and bailey castle. It is visible as an earthwork, though it has also been suggested that the site is an ice house or Post Medieval fishpond. It is located 200m south of the church, Wootton Wawen.
Possible early castle 200m E of Crewe Farm
1 Before the Conquest Kenilworth was a member of Stoneleigh and had a castle (Regist de Stonle F 4a) on the banks of the Avon in the woods opposite Stoneleigh ...
The possible site of an early castle, the remains of which are visible as earthworks. It is located 700m north east of Glasshouse Wood.
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