Annersley Par: Old Castle of Annersley: Castle Hill: Anelegh

  • Annesley, Nottinghamshire. 
  • Scheduled Monument.
  • Monument Number 318069.


Medieval motte and bailey. The bailey situated to the north had two courts. The Motte measuring 138 ft in diameter and standing 6.5 ft  high, defended by a bank and outer ditch with the  bank, in places, measuring 23 ft wide and standing  2.6 ft high. Includes a traverse bank measuring 120 ft long.


1220                            Built by Reginald de Annesley.

1660                            Called ’The Old Castle of Annesley’ and was on the boundary of Sherwood Forest.

1959                            Field Investigation.

1974                            Field Investigation.

1978                            Scheduled.

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