Old Castleton

  • Clifford, Herefordshire.
  • Scheduled Monument.


Medieval motte and bailey castle. The motte measuring 40 m in diameter with the kidney shaped bailey measuring 40 m by 60 m and has a rampart which measures between 11 m – 20 m wide and 2 m – 4 m high. The entrance was to the south.

Masonry found on the motte.

Possibly built by Walter Fitz Osbern or Ralph de Tosney.


1067-1070                   c: Possibly built.

1086                            Held by Ralph de Tosney.

1991                            Field Investigation.

20 C                            Earthworks remain.


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