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Earthworks of Aldford Castle
|Grid reference||grid reference|
|Type||Motte and bailey|
|Built by||Richard de Aldford|
It was founded by Richard de Aldford in the 12th century. Some fragments of the stonework around the bailey and significant earthworks survive. It overlooked a ford across the River Dee. The site is a Scheduled Monument.
- Hartwell, Clare; Hyde, Matthew; Hubbard, Edward; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2011) , Cheshire, The Buildings of England, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, p. 95, ISBN 978-0-300-17043-6
- Fry, Plantagenet Somerset (1980), The David & Charles Book of Castles, Newton Abbot: David & Charles, p. 176, ISBN 0-7153-7976-3
- Historic England. "Aldford motte and bailey and shell keep castle (1007605)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
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