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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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