Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

LAXTON CASTLE


LAXTON CASTLE
Photo Paul Bobrucki

An 11th century motte and bailey castle, consisting of a 30 feet high motte, surrounded by a ditch, with an inner and an outer bailey. The outer bailey contains the remains of a manor house, built in the 16th century on the site of an earlier hall.


Photo Paul Bobrucki Photo Paul Bobrucki Photo Paul Bobrucki Photo Paul Bobrucki Photo Paul Bobrucki

 

Directions
3 miles south west of the A1 at Tuxford

 



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