SJ4159 : Aldford Castle (Blobb Hill) Motte

taken 2 years ago, near to Aldford, Cheshire, Great Britain

Aldford Castle (Blobb Hill) Motte
Aldford Castle (Blobb Hill) Motte
The motte of Aldford Castle (also known as Blobb Hill). Aldford Castle is situated to the north of Aldford church. It was founded by Richard de Aldford as a motte and bailey castle in the 12th century. Some fragments of the stonework around the bailey and significant earthworks survive. It overlooked a ford across the River Dee.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 9 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4188 5958 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.8119N 2:52.2053W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4192 5960
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Motte  Motte and Bailey  Motte and Bailey Castle  Norman Motte  Aldford Castle 

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