Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

CASTLE GRESLEY


CASTLE GRESLEY
Photo Andrew Tivenan

A 20 foot high motte, known locally as Castle Knob, with bailey remains from this 12th century site, probably built during the first Civil War.

Next to the motte is a small Cold War nuclear shelter.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Cold War shelter photo Andrew Tivenan Cold War shelter photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
A444, 4 miles west of Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Castle Gresley, Swadlincote, DE11 9ES

 



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