Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

PULBOROUGH PARK MOUND


PULBOROUGH PARK MOUND
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It is a site of a small 11th century Norman motte and bailey castle situated upon a natural sand ridge above the River Arun. The ridge was raised up to form the motte which is 80 feet high and surrounded by a ditch about 6 feet deep On the west side of the ridge is the bailey. The motte has some damage from quarrying.


 

Directions
Off the A29, on the western side of Pulborough

 



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