Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

BURWELL CASTLE


BURWELL CASTLE
Photo Charles Taylor

Only earthworks remain of this small rectangular castle surrounded by a wide ditch that was erected around 1142. The site is circled by additional earthworks. A short section of wall has been excavated but it is thought the stonework was never completed.

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Photo Charles Taylor Photo Charles Taylor Photo Charles Taylor

Aerial photo ©Paul R. Davis

 

Directions
B1102, 2 miles north west of Newmarket

 



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