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|County||Herefordshire (7 castles)||Categories||Motte & Bailey|
|Remains||Small amount survives||Access||At any reasonable time|
|Comments||Located near the medieval church which is worth a visit because of the ornately carved door surround.|
|Location||51.9702,-2.8093||Directions||Directions via Google Maps|
|Remains||TBC||Access||TBC - Please check before visiting|
The Gloucestershire abbey was moved back to Kingswood and populated by monks from Tintern.
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A Medieval Mystery
There appear to be some strange connections between the fourteenth century Old Wardour Castle and ancient stone circle Stonehenge.
Old Wardour Castle appears to be aligned to ancient sites in the Stonehenge landscape.
Stonehenge is aligned to the Summer Solstice. Old Wardour has a very similar alignment.
Could the builders of Old Wardour used mesaurements from Stonehenge to layout the geometrical keep?