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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.

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

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

Motte And Bailey Castle Timelapse

credit to blackmill on the music.

Motte and Bailey Castle's

Motte and Bailey Castle's in england.

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 Junk Model

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

Motte & Bailey Castle News Report

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

Motte and Bailey Castles

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

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123 news items

Rutland Times

Rutland Times
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 07:00:00 -0800

... terrifying faces that Norman soldiers themselves would be afraid of! Huge praise goes to all of those students who took part. After a student vote, the runaway winner was Lily Bell, who produced a beautifully-crafted and very detailed motte and ...

Western Morning News

Western Morning News
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 03:37:30 -0800

Okehampton Castle in Mid Devon, built between 1068 and 1086, is a motte and bailey castle with a stone keep. It was used as a fortification until the late 13th century, and was then remodelled as a hunting lodge with a deer park. It took numerous ...
 
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 ...

Leicester Mercury

Leicester Mercury
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 06:10:14 -0800

Today, what's left of the motte and bailey castle is the Great Hall, with one of only three Norman arched ceilings in Britain. It's also the oldest aisled and bay-divided hall in Europe. The motte is still there, although greatly reduced. The ...

Tamworth Herald

Tamworth Herald
Sat, 03 Jan 2015 23:04:47 -0800

Artist John Priest's view of the first Norman earth and timbered motte and bailey castle, circa 1066-80. Aerial photograph of Tamworth Castle by Paul Barber in May 2004. The Aethelflaeda monument at Tamworth Castle. Photograph dated between 1913 and ...

Henley Standard

Henley Standard
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 01:55:36 -0800

William Lovatt, a year seven pupil at Shiplake College built a large motte-and-bailey castle model over his half-term holiday. William has been studying medieval castles in history lessons and based his design on what he has learned during lessons and ...
 
BBC News
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 23:07:30 -0800

... Horsefair, and Elms Colliery in Nailsea have been added. The former Parish Centre for St Phillip & St James, in Cheltenham, and St Oswald's Priory, Gloucester are new entries. The Shepton Mallet brewery and the motte and bailey castle at Castle ...

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 ...
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