Locations of lesser places
The locations listed on this page currently have less information so do not warrant a page of their own. As this website evolves and more information is added these locations will be promoted to individual pages.
|County||Herefordshire (7 castles)||Categories||Motte & Bailey|
|Remains||Small amount survives||Access||At any reasonable time|
Located near the medieval church which is worth a visit because of the ornately carved door surround.
|Location||51.9702,-2.8093 (Google Maps)||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. ¹
|County||North Yorkshire (11 castles)||Categories||Stone / Cliff-top|
|Remains||Small amount survives||Access||Only open at certain times|
|Location||54.00695,-1.468993 (Google Maps)||Directions||Directions via Google Maps|
Edward II granted the castle and town of Knaresborough to Pier Gaveston around this time and spent money on the castle to provide his favourite with a palace to live in.
King Edward III granted the castle at Knaresborough to his son John of Gaunt. This couild have been in 1371.
|County||West Sussex (5 castles)||Categories||Motte & Bailey / Stone|
|Remains||Small amount survives||Access||No Access - Private|
|Location||50.975581,-0.344004 (Google Maps)||Directions||N/A|
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Explore the White Tower
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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?