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GREEN CASTLE

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Large mound with rampart along the top and a bank and ditch below, thought to be a possible early medieval ring motte, still visible as an earthwork. The earthwork is situated at the bend of a stream in a strongly defensive position. it consists of a large mound with a rampart along the top north west and south west faces; additional defences consist of a broad strong ditch to the south west and an outer scarped bank to the north west. Elsewhere the defences are natural and precipitous. Two silver pennies of Edward I have been found on the site. Scheduled.

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