TRE-CASTLE, EARTHWORK CASTLE

Site Details



NPRN
306478
Map Reference
SO40NE
Grid Reference
SO45170702
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Raglan
Type of Site
MOTTE AND BAILEY
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Medieval

Site Description

A motte and bailey castle, where an oval motte, c.28m by 40m and 6.0m high and a strongly embanked bailey to the S are surrounded by a moat, c95m by 80m overall.
The castle bailey is occupied by the buildings of Tre-castle farm (Nprn20903).
(source Os495card; SO40NE29)
RCAHMW AP94-CS 0391
RCAHMW AP945054/50
J.Wiles 18.09.02

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