Medieval castle. Possibly had a rectangular tower and a courtyard.
Stone from the castle was used to build the rectory.
Owned by the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. Owned by de Grey, Duke of Kent.
Legend states a cave under the castle is full of gems and guarded by a bird.
12 C Possibly: Held by the Talbot family.
13 C Possibly built.
1324 Before: May have been built as a hunting lodge by Aymer de Valence.
14-17 C House.
15 C Owned by Sir Lewis Talbot.
16 C A mint was on the site.
1638 Before: George Bonnor may have been the last Governor of the castle.
1876 Owned by the Rev. Henry Usborne, BA of Bitterne
1979 Field Investigation.
1986 Farmhouse in ruins.
1993 Field Investigation.
1998 Management plan.
20 C Very overgrown.