Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME CASTLE


NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME CASTLE
Photo Ian Brereton

The site of a 12th century motte and bailey castle which was surrounded by a moat produced by damming the River Lyme. The truncated motte and some foundations from the gatehouse remain, but the stone keep has vanished, and the bailey is now built over with houses.


Photo Ian Brereton

 

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In Newcastle under Lyme, near Stoke on Trent

 



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