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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 ...

motte and bailey castle homework

Hello Mr Peters this is my homework on the motte and bailey castle.

Motte And Bailey Castle Timelapse

credit to blackmill on the music.

how to make a motte and bailey castle tutorial minecraft part 1

hello this is my first minecraft tutorial vid so please comment if i should do more and stuff.

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 (small for ...

Motte and Bailey Castles

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

Motte and Bailey Castle's

Motte and Bailey Castle's in england.

Minecraft - Motte & Bailey Castle

Thought I would go with something different to all the stone castles people are building. Building is still in progress as this point. Have to add in another couple of ...

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135 news items

West Sussex County Times

West Sussex County Times
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 02:54:40 -0700

Former Pulborough parish councillor Martin Dale has been fascinated by the mystery that surrounds the Motte and Bailey Castle in Pulborough, ever since he first came across it during his archaeology studies at college. Located just off Stopham Road ...


Mon, 22 Jun 2015 05:53:48 -0700

Terry explained: “It is thought the motte and bailey castle that was once here dates back to the Iron Age. “Although you can still see one of the towers of the drawbridge, nothing remains of the keep. The mound is now landscaped with trees and is a ...

Birmingham Mail

Birmingham Mail
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 03:51:22 -0700

Although legend has it that a wooden castle was built on the site back in the 8th century by a Saxon Lord, called Dud, the original motte and bailey castle is considered to have been built in 1070/71. This original castle, listed in the Domesday Book ...
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 ...

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 ...
BBC News
Wed, 12 Sep 2012 03:33:45 -0700

The site of a 12th Century castle - one of Welshpool's earliest settlements - could become a tourist attraction. Proposals include clearing overgrown land so people can explore the motte and bailey in Welshpool and learn about its history. The town ...


Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:38:28 -0700

The castle is thought to have been established by Roger de Montgomery, first earl of Shrewsbury, soon after the Norman conquest and was similar to a typical motte-and-bailey castle. Applicants want to turn the site, currently used as a car park, into a ...

Royal Central (blog)

Royal Central (blog)
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:57:33 -0700

Fotheringhay was emblematic of the Norman motte and bailey style. It consisted of a tapering mound safeguarded by a bank and trenches and capped by a timber keep. A motte and bailey castle is a fortification with a wooden or stone keep positioned on a ...

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