Mote Hills motte and bailey castle (Elsdon)

  • Description

    "Mote Hills is probably the best preserved medieval motte and bailey castle in Northumberland. It was built by Robert de Umfraville, not long after the Norman Conquest and stands on a natural spur of a hill. The impressive mound is 15m high and 80m in diameter across the base and 46m across the top. The motte is surrounded by a strong rampart on the north and east sides...."
  • Owner

    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.keystothepast.info/article/10339/Site-Details?PRN=N9744
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 1 month ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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