SJ4159 : Aldford Castle (Blobb Hill) Motte

taken 1 year 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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SJ4159, 71 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Place (from Tags)
Aldford 
County (from Tags)
Cheshire 
Country (from Tags)
England 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4188 5958 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.8119N 2:52.2053W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4192 5960
View Direction
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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