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Motte and Bailey Castles

A short film about Motte and Bailey Castles. The film looks at why they were built, their strenghts and their weaknesses.

Motte and Bailey Castle

How I made a Motte and Bailey Castle for Year 7 History project.

The Norman Conquest of England

The Norman Conquest of England This video shows how evidence of the Norman Conquest can be found all around us in our landscape, our buildings and our langua...

Motte And Bailey Castle Timelapse

credit to blackmill on the music.

Motte and Bailey Castles

Some brief and main infomation about Motte and Bailey castles. Good for History Lessons or Homework. Thanks for watching!

JG's Project:Motte & Bailey

If you want to build a motte and bailey castle, you will need: Oil paint or a normal Paint Double sided tape Chip Board (Green) Wood block or toothpick (smal...

Motte & Bailey Castle News Report

Here is a fantastic News Report based on the Year 7 castle project for Miss Weinberg!

Motte & Bailey Castle Junk Model

Helping Harry with a school project - a castle made with bits & pieces from around the home and garden.

Minecraft - Motte and Bailey Castle

A nice little motte and bailey I made. Texture pack is Jamziboy's custom edit of John Smith's texture pack. Music is Under an Old Tree from Stronghold 3.

Motte and Bailey Castles

This is actually for my school history project but I figured you might like it too.

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120 news items

The Independent
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:31:32 -0800

Fittingly for a medieval historian, Castle House was next to the moat of a motte and bailey castle. For eight years, however, they lived in Holywood, County Down, at the height of the Troubles, while Buxton was Under-Secretary for Northern Ireland. He ...
Practical Ethics (blog)
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:22:55 -0700

A Motte and Bailey castle is a medieval system of defence in which a stone tower on a mound (the Motte) is surrounded by an area of pleasantly habitable land (the Bailey), which in turn is encompassed by some sort of a barrier, such as a ditch. Being ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:06:13 -0800

With a heated swimming pool, private cellar and three acres of garden, you might say this five-bedroom mansion is fit for a King. And, if local legend is to be believed, the £1.2m property really is home to one of the greatest monarchs in British history.
Craven Herald
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:41:15 -0800

The town is full of character and its attractions include a public school, a fine 12th century church and the site of Castlehaw, an ancient motte and bailey castle which was built to repel the Scottish hordes. George Fox, founder of the Quakers ...

Western Morning News

Western Morning News
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:25:07 -0800

Overlooked the Taw Valley, we stood on the remains of a medieval motte and bailey castle. This type of castle was made up of an artificial mound, or motte, on which was built a wooden or stone structure known as a keep. On the drive back we crossed the ...


Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:27:41 -0800

While there is evidence of there being a castle or defensive position on this site since before pre-Roman times, it was the Normans who built the motte-and-bailey castle that we can still see today. It was here that Charles I was imprisoned before his ...

BBC News

BBC News
Tue, 31 Dec 2013 00:26:15 -0800

Plans to convert a 900-year-old castle in Powys into a tourist attraction have been given the go-ahead. Welshpool Town Council has signed a 25-year lease with private owners of the land to run the site. Powys Council is in partnership with the town ...

Western Daily Press

Western Daily Press
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:00:00 -0800

You can see the extensive remains of what was a Norman motte and bailey castle, built on the site of an Iron Age fortification. From here we zig-zagged down a track to regain the Buckfast lane so we could stroll via roads and footpaths back to ...

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