Mitford Castle: a motte and bailey and shell keep castle, medieval chapel, graveyard and field system

  • Description

    "....The monument includes the remains of a motte and bailey and shell keep castle and parts of a medieval chapel and graveyard, situated in a prominent position on the summit of a hillock above the River Wansbeck to the north and the Park Burn on all other sides; part of a medieval field system is situated at the northern foot of the hillock. The shell keep castle, the stone walls of the outer ward and associated structures, the remains of the chapel and two medieval headstones are Listed Buildings Grade I....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 9 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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