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Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 -0700

“I thought, wow, it has Roman and Anglo Saxon remains with motte-and-bailey castle mounds built on top. Just think of all the Romans running around there 2,000 years ago.” Castle Hill House, at Eaton Socon, Cambridgeshire, sits in seven acres. There is ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 11:48:05 -0700

A motte-and-bailey castle was built in 1068 by the Normans following William the Conqueror's victory in the Battle of Hastings. By 1260 stone had replaced wood as the Gatehouse, corner defensive posts and the main building (now the site of the house ...
 
Lancashire Telegraph
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 05:58:53 -0700

Fusion used a blend of colours and controls to create a series of wall wash effects upon the 800- year-old motte and bailey castle keep's facades. It was the second time the firm had lit up the castle this year. CEO Gareth Frankland said: “Fusion won ...

NEWS.com.au (blog)

NEWS.com.au (blog)
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:28:48 -0700

I threw the pic out there on Twitter with a plea for help, and one very erudite person suggested it was a “motte-and-bailey” castle, which was a popular fortification style of the middle ages. But that seemed a little above the average kid's general ...
 
Ledbury Reporter
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:26:14 -0700

It had been long known that English Bicknor was the site of a 'motte and bailey' castle, but the two-metre-high tower base suggests a much more significant settlement. Mr Boucher said: “It is known that William FitzNorman – who was born in the Forest ...
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