Mynydd-Brith: Ruuenore: Mynyddbrydd Tump

  • Dorstone, Herefordshire.
  • OSGB – SO 28049 41477 & SO 28101 41433
  • Scheduled Monument.


Medieval motte and bailey castle. Mound measuring 34 m by 30 m, has a flat top and standing 5.5 m above the bottom of the ditch. The bailey measures roughly 30 m across and has a shallow ditch

The east side of the ditch is destroyed and there are traces of stonework on top of the mound. There is evidence there was once a wall on top of the motte which measured 1.5 m thick. Possible shell keep on motte.


1086                            Held by William Fitz Osbern.

12 C                            Until: Was used.

1952                            Site surveyed.

1994                            Surveyed and Measured.

20 C                            Loose stone can be seen in the bailey.


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