Inkberrow Castle: Inkberrow Moat: Millenium Green

  • Inkberrow, Worcestershire
  • OSGB – SP 0170 5729
  • Scheduled Monument.

 

Medieval moat with fishponds. The island measuring 111.5ft by 88.5ft which is surrounded by a wet moat measuring 19.6ft wide and 6.5ft deep with a low external bank. The irregular shaped fishpond measures 46ft in diameter and a second fishpond lies to the north and measures 196.8ft by 65.6ft.

 

1154-1216                   Between: Built by John or William Marshall.

1216                            Wood was supplied by William Cantelow for repairs to the castle.

1219                            William Marshall died and his son, William inherited.

1231                            William Marshall(jnr) died and his widow Eleanor, King John’s daughter, and sister of Henry III, was granted permission to live at the castle.

1233                            Given to Baldwin de Lisle.

1233                            October: The Sheriff of Worcester was ordered to destroy the castle and it was demolished.

1234                            The manor was granted to Morgan de Carleon.

1234                            April: Gilbert, Earl of Pembroke, inherited the manor.

 

 

TBC!!

 

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