Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

MERDON CASTLE


MERDON CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

Built in late 12th and early 13th centuries, it was originally known as Gains Castle. The earthworks are still visible but the remains of the stone walls are underground and the site is overgrown and hidden. The church is built in the outer bailey.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
4 miles south west of Winchester, off the A3090 at Hursley

 



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