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MISARDEN PARK MOTTE AND BAILEY CASTLE

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Misarden Park motte and bailey castle are the remains of a medieval motte and bailey castle. It is sited at a crossing of the river Frome and is first mentioned in 1146 but was destroyed during the War of the Roses. Traces of a curtain wall remain around the top of the motte and there are outworks to the west comprising of a substantial rampart and outer ditch. Excavations have revealed the remains of a 13th century gateway, along with masonry, ridge-crest tiles and a terracotta imbrex.

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