BERRIES, THE, EARTHWORK CASTLE

Site Details



NPRN
307943
Map Reference
ST48NE
Grid Reference
ST48738951
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Caldicot
Type of Site
MOTTE AND BAILEY
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Medieval?

Site Description


A sub-rectangular enclosure, about 98m NNE-SSW by 82m, defined by a bank and ditch, with a roughly 20m diameter ditched mound at the north-east angle.

(source Os495card; ST48NE14)

This site is of similar size and plan to Caldicot castle, about 1.0km to the south (Nprn93411), which occupies a similar setting.

RCAHMW AP945067/44-5

J.Wiles 20.02.03

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