MILL WOOD CASTLE, OPPOSITE DINGESTOW

Site Details



NPRN
306497
Map Reference
SO41SE
Grid Reference
SO45961038
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Mitchel Troy
Type of Site
MOTTE
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Medieval

Site Description


Mill Wood Castle is a ditched mound, c.32m in diameter and 5.0m high, is set at the end of a slight natural, wooded, promontory at the confluence of two streams. To the north a bank and ditch cut across the promontory, segregating an enclosure, about 34m by 55m.
The site lies about 400m to the east of Dingestow Castle (NPRN 306496).
Sources:
OS record card SO41SE16.
RCAHMW air photo: 45054/44.

J.Wiles 20.09.02

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