Mileham Castle: Burghwood: Burwood

  • Mileham. Norfolk
  • OSGB – TF 916 193
  • Scheduled Monument
  • Grade II Listed Building.


Medieval motte and bailey castle, manor house, moat which had a square Great tower of flint rubble.


1100                            c: Built.

12th C                          Built.

1250                            c: Last occupied.

1300                            c: Possibly no longer used.

1945-1992                   Royal Observer Corps site.

1968                            Excavated.

1969                            Excavated across its defences.

1973                            Site damaged. Field Investigation.

1977                            Field Investigation.

1994                            Aerial photograph.

1995                            Management agreement. Aerial photograph.

1999                            Earthworks survey. Watching Brief. Moat cleaned.

20th C                          Stone fragment remain on the mound.

2005                            Motte and Keep surveyed.

2006                            Medieval pottery sherds found in the middle of the inner ward.

21st C                           Early: Owned by Richard Butler-Stoney.



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