Renhold Castle

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Renhold Castle
Renhold, Bedfordshire, England
Renhold Castle is located in Bedfordshire
Renhold Castle
Renhold Castle
Coordinates52°08′56″N 0°23′01″W / 52.1488°N 0.3837°W / 52.1488; -0.3837Coordinates: 52°08′56″N 0°23′01″W / 52.1488°N 0.3837°W / 52.1488; -0.3837
Grid referencegrid reference TL10695129
TypeRingwork
Site information
ConditionEarthworks

Renhold Castle also known as Howbury, earthwork at Water End Farm,[1] was a medieval castle located in the village of Renhold, in the hundred of Barford, in the county of Bedfordshire, England.

Renhold Castle was a timber motte-and-bailey castle, encased by a moat. It was located 4 miles east of Bedford Castle and a mile south of Great Barford Castle. Only earthworks remain at the site, which is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

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  1. ^ "Renhold Ring". The Gatehouse Gazetteer. Retrieved 23 August 2012.

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