Medieval motte and bailey castle with the outer bailey measuring 330ft across and the motte measuring 150ft across.
A deer park once surrounded the castle.
Built by Walter de Caen.
Aerial photographs show a possible circular gatehouse.
1070 Earthwork castle constructed.
1115-1129 Walter’s son, Robert de Caen, was Sheriff of Norfolk.
1136-1146 John Fitz Robert, eldest son of Robert and Sybil de Caen, was sheriff of Norfolk.
1147-1151 Robert de Caen was Sheriff of Norfolk.
1155-1153 Robert de Caen was Sheriff of Norfolk.
1157-1163 Robert de Caen was Sheriff of Norfolk.
15th C Middle: Abandoned.
1838 Shown on map as ‘castle’.
1969 Field Investigation.
1981 Field Investigation.
20th C Traces remain of barbican and stone buildings.
21st C Ditch measuring 6ft deep and the bank standing 10ft high.