GOYTRE WOOD, CASTLE MOUND

Site Details



NPRN
306450
Map Reference
SO32SE
Grid Reference
SO35322330
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Grosmont
Type of Site
MOTTE (POSSIBLE)
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Medieval

Site Description


Goytre Wood motte is a mound measuring about 20m in diameter and 4m high, ditched and with traces of a counterscarp to the north-east. It appears unusual for a castle site to be crossed by a community boundary.
Sources:
OS record card SO32SE1.
RCAHMW air photos 945074/45-6.

J.Wiles 16.09.02

    Share this page: -