Great Ashfield Castle
|Great Ashfield Castle|
|Great Ashfield, Suffolk, England|
Overgrown remains of Great Ashfield Castle
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|Type||Motte and bailey|
Great Ashfield Castle is a Norman motte and bailey castle near the village of Great Ashfield in Suffolk. the motte is 130 feet in diameter at the base and 24 feet high. The motte is surrounded by a fosse, 18 feet wide and 7 feet wide, which some investigations have suggested is a later edition to the castle.
Today the castle is a scheduled monument.
- Page, William. (ed) (1911) The Victoria History of Suffolk, Vol. 1. London: University of London.
- Wall, J. C. (1911) "Ancient Earthworks," in Page (ed) (1911).