Kendal Castle and associated earthworks, and earlier ringwork

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Kendal Castle


  • Description

    "....The monument includes the 13th century Kendal Castle, together with the late 12th century ringwork upon which it was constructed, and a group of associated earthworks to the north. It is strategically situated on the summit of a large glacial moraine in the Kent valley overlooking the town of Kendal. The earliest features of the site are the impressive earthworks of the ringwork. These include a virtually circular enclosure measuring approximately 76m in diameter which is surrounded by a ditch c.26m wide and c.3m deep. Flanking the ditch is an outer bank 10m-19m wide and up to 3m high. This ringwork would have had a timber palisade around the perimeter of the enclosure and a timber bridge ....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 3 years ago
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