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HEMYOCK CASTLE

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Fortified house or quadrangular castle, granted a licence to crenellate in 1380. Beseiged in 1642 when it was garrisoned by Parliamentarians but probably demolished circa 1660. The remains of the gatehouse, walls and towers survive. The moat is well defined, from 1 to 2.5 metres deep around the southern and western sides, and from 0.7 to 1.2 metres deep on the northern side.

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