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Record Details

HER Number:01158/01
Type of record:Monument
Name:Castle Hill Motte and Bailey Castle, Hickleton


A medieval motte and bailey castle at Hickleton

Grid Reference:SE 480 055
Map Sheet:SE40NE
Parish:HICKLETON, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Map:Show location on GoogleMaps (to an accuracy of 100m only)

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  • Full Description

    <1> The earthworks have been destroyed by quarrying but the tradition preserved by the name is an accurate one, for a sketch by the antiquary, Roger Dodsworth, shows that in the seventeenth century the outlines of a motte and bailey were still clear.
    <2> Site of Castle Hill - Motte and Bailey Castle - "any earthwork has probably been completely destroyed by quarrying" (Magilton). Planned by Dodsworth in 1630,
    References: The Doncaster District (Magilton) 1977 p.49-50

    Sources and further reading

    <1>SSY137 - Bibliographic reference: Hey, D.. 1979. The Making of South Yorkshire.. Single volume. pp45
    <2>SSY213 - Unpublished document: SYAS. c1974-c2003. SMR Card. Indexed according to PIN Number.

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