SU5855 : Motte at Woodgarston Farm

taken 9 years ago, near to Upper Wootton, Hampshire, Great Britain

Motte at Woodgarston Farm
Motte at Woodgarston Farm
This is known as Castle of the Wood, a timber castle. It may be one that was stormed in 1147. The ditch surrounding the motte is still clearly visible despite mature trees growing in it. It is 43 yards in diameter and 19 feet from bottom of ditch to rampart. There is some evidence of a building and it is a scheduled monument number 236491. This information comes from LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 29 April, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 585 551 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:17.5221N 1:9.7458W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 584 551
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Motte  Ditch  Scheduled Monument  Rampart 

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