Burley Castle

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Mound at Alstoe

Burley Castle, more commonly called Alstoe, was to the north of the village of Burley, two miles north-east of Oakham in the county of Rutland, grid reference SK894119. Alstoe was the name of a hundred.

There is doubtful evidence of a small motte and bailey castle of the late 11th or early 12th century. Only earthworks remain.[1]


  • Fry, Plantagenet Somerset, The David & Charles Book of Castles, David & Charles, 1980. ISBN 0-7153-7976-3

Coordinates: 52°41′51″N 0°40′43″W / 52.69741°N 0.67854°W / 52.69741; -0.67854