WESTNEWTON CASTLE

  • Description

    "The 'castle' - a probable fortified manor house - is surrounded by a small number of enclosures, part of which may represent garden features. The site is located at the extreme south-western end of Westnewton village, at the head of the main street. The village is laid out along the bottom of a shallow valley, on either side of Westnewton Beck. The monument occupies the same low lying ground but a pronounced meander in the beck - which could have artificial origins - takes the beck to the east and south of the earthworks. The most prominent features of the site are two mounds...."
  • Owner

    Gatehouse Gazetter
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.gatehouse-gazetteer.info/English%20sites/734.html
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 months, 4 weeks ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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