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ALDFORD CASTLE

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Motte and bailey castle surviving as an earthwork with remains of shell keep. The motte has an average height of 5.2 metres and is flat topped. It is surrounded by a ditch with an average width of 10 metres at the lower level and from the exterior 2.4 metres. An outer bank 1.2 metres high extends around part of the east side. The bailey is enclosed by a ditch 2 metres deep and 18 metres wide. The castle may date to the 12th century. Scheduled.

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