Carlton Castle

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aerialview of woodland. One part of the wood is circular, with a central clearing
Site of motte and bailey

Castle Hill is the name given to the once substantial motte and bailey, perhaps double bailey,[1] apparently associated with the then new town of Castle Carlton in the county of Lincolnshire, some 7 miles south-east of Louth, between the villages of North and South Reston[2] (grid reference TF395836).

It was founded in the 12th century by Hugh Bardolf[dubious ].


  1. ^ Historic England. "Castle Hill (354618)". PastScape. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Castle Carlton (893278)". PastScape. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  • Fry, Plantagenet Somerset, The David & Charles Book of Castles, David & Charles, 1980. ISBN 0-7153-7976-3

Coordinates: 53°19′51″N 0°05′36″E / 53.33093°N 0.09333°E / 53.33093; 0.09333