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Isle of Man Today

Isle of Man Today
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:15:00 -0700

... Iron Age settlement are revealed, the summit of South Barrule where new laser aerial photography reveals previously unknown dwellings, and Cronk Howe Mooar outside Port Erin which turns out to be the remains of a 12th century motte and bailey castle.

De Montfort University (press release)

De Montfort University (press release)
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:18:45 -0700

It has played host to kings, dukes and literary legends and now work is set to make Leicester Castle the home of leaders of tomorrow as De Montfort University Leicester's (DMU) world-class business school. With planning, listed building and ancient ...

Hereford Times

Hereford Times
Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:04:07 -0700

Further back in time, an Iron Age hillfort was established at Walterstone, there are reports of Roman remains, while a motte and bailey castle was raised here too. Now Vera and her family are adding to Walterstone's historic appeal, ancient and modern.

Somerset County Gazette

Somerset County Gazette
Tue, 19 Apr 2016 05:04:24 -0700

Visitors can now venture around four and a half metres below the level of the Keep Garden lawn, which originally was the site of the upper ward of the Norman motte and bailey castle. Once visitors have descended into the Victorian structure the ...

Gazette

Gazette
Sat, 19 Mar 2016 00:13:28 -0700

'No, it's a terrible motte and bailey castle. The walls are too low, the bailey has been wrongly identified as the fence when it is in actual fact the whole of the enclosed courtyard. And if anyone can climb that ladder up the motte then they are a ...
 
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 ...

BreakingNews.com

BreakingNews.com
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:41:15 -0700

Cardiff Castle (Welsh: Castell Caerdydd) is a medieval castle and Victorian Gothic revival mansion located in the city centre of Cardiff, Wales. The original motte and bailey castle was built in the late 11th century by Norman invaders on top of a 3rd ...
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