A motte consisting of an earthen mound about 100 feet in diameter and 12 feet high constructed from the earth of the ditch that surrounds it. It may have been built in the 12th century to protect Middleham Castle while it was under construction. It lies behind The Foresters Arms.
|4 miles south west of Middleham|
|Carlton-in-Coverdale, Leyburn, N Yorkshire DL8 4BB|