Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

TUMP TERRET


TUMP TERRET
Photo Andrew Tivenan

An early 13th century motte and bailey castle, constructed in wood. The motte still stands 18 feet high, but only one small part of the original ditch around it remains. Remains of stonework on the top is the ruin of a 19th century summer house. The bailey has now been built over by housing.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
Trellech is on the B4293, 6 miles south of Monmouth
Trellech, Monmouth NP25 4PQ

 



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