Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

BINCKNOLL CASTLE


BINCKNOLL CASTLE
Photo ©Paul R. Davis

The mound, which has been severely damageded by quarrying, measures 52 feet in diameter by 10 feet high and is surrounded by an 8 feet deep ditch. The inner enclosure has a bank and ditch dividing it from the outer enclosure. The outer triangular bailey may originally have been an Iron Age fort.


Photo ©Paul R. Davis

Aerial photo ©Paul R. Davis Aerial photo ©Paul R. Davis Aerial photo ©Paul R. Davis

 

Directions
Off A4361 at Broad Hinton, 5 miles south west of Swindon

 



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