Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

GREAT SOMERFORD CASTLE


GREAT SOMERFORD CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

The motte remains near to the church. Excavations indicate that the remains of the original church may have been buried inside the motte when this probable seige castle was erected in the middle of the 12th century.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
Off the B4042, 3 miles south east of Malmesbury
Great Somerford, Chippenham SN15 5JA

 



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