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BUCKTON CASTLE

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Buckton Castle thought to be a medieval ringwork castle, however recent work by the University of Salford has identified it as an enclosure castle. The castle is constructed as a raised platform 35m by 40m and is roughly rectangular. A road with traces of pavement, and two ditches, are recorded leading to the castle on the north side. Two gold bead chains have been found on the site. The site was used as a beacon in the 16th and 17th century. Scheduled. Further used during WW2 as part of the anti-bomber defences and a starfish decoy was located nearby.

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