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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.

Motte and Bailey Castle ~ Timelapse

A short timelapse of a school project a did! Enjoy!

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 & 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 minecraft

This is my motte and Bailey castle in minecraft.

motte and bailey castle homework

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

My Motte and Bailey castle cake

I made this motte and Bailey castle cake for my history homework and I thought I would show you guys what I made so here it is! Hope u enjoy xx.

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

A short animation of a Norman Motte and Bailey Castle for my school project.

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243 news items

Big Issue

Big Issue
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:18:45 -0800

The motte and bailey castle may not have stood for very long, and none of the stone structure remains. The ditches and banks were excavated in 1878 by renowned ethnologist and archaeologist, Augustus Pitt Rivers. It is considered by some to be the ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Sun, 24 Jan 2016 09:07:21 -0800

An ancient castle which is more than one thousand years and has survived the War of the Roses and multiple sieges is in danger of crumbling into a river. Cockermouth Castle, originally built as a motte and bailey castle by the Normans with stone ...

Haverhill Echo

Haverhill Echo
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 07:11:15 -0800

“We have had a huge amount of support for what we're doing and HLF is a fantastic opportunity for us. We have more than 100 volunteers and 50 or 60 are regularly involved.” The park contains the remains of a motte and bailey castle classified as an ...


Wed, 20 Jan 2016 22:40:09 -0800

The Norman motte and bailey castle has often been the location for films and TV programmes. It was mostly notably featured in Ivanhoe, the 1997 BBC TV mini-series of Sir Walter Scott's novel set in 1192 AD about a disinherited knight who is accused of ...

The Voice Observer (blog)

The Voice Observer (blog)
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:02:55 -0800

After 100yds (91m), on your left you will see the bridge over the moat - the entrance into the earthworks of the motte and bailey castle. 2 With your back to the castle, and keeping the church to your right, walk across the cricket field to the waymark ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Sat, 16 Jan 2016 14:06:05 -0800

... has since been converted to apartments. Also just a stone's throw from Villiers Park – and visible from the terrace and wide balcony of the master bedroom – is a 12th Century Norman church and a mound hiding the ruins of a motte-and-bailey 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 ...
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 ...

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