Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

STAUNTON-ON-ARROW MOTTE


STAUNTON-ON-ARROW MOTTE
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A circular motte remains with a flat top and surrounded by a dry ditch next to the church from a 12th century stone castle. The diameter is 60 feet at the top and it is almost 30 feet above the bottom of the ditch. There are some buried foundations from a polygonal shell keep on the motte.


 

Directions
Off the A44 at Pembridge, 8 miles west of Leominster
Staunton on Arrow, Leominster HR6 9HS

 



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