Tregate Castle

  • Llanrothal, Herefordshire.
  • OSGB – SO 47970 17149.
  • Scheduled Monument.


Medieval motte and bailey castle which had fishponds. The motte measuring 53 m in diameter at its base and standing from 3 m high to the south and 6 m high to the west and north sides. There are traces of an outer ditch, and the bailey measuring 6 m – 12 m

Medieval black pottery found on site.


12                                c: Possible timber castle.

14 C                            House built on corner of the motte.

1970                            Excavated.

1972                            Field Investigation.

1980                            Excavated.



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