Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

GREAT CANFIELD CASTLE


GREAT CANFIELD CASTLE
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A 40 feet high mound and bailey, close to the River Roding, probably dating from the 11th century. The motte is 280 feet in diameter at base and is protected by a moat 45 feet wide with a bailey to the south which originally had a double rampart and ditch.


 

Directions
6 miles east of M11(J8)/A120 junction
Church End, Great Canfield, Essex CM6 1JT

 



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