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Mill Wood Castle, Opposite Dingestow

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NPRN306497
Map ReferenceSO41SE
Grid ReferenceSO4596010380
Unitary (Local) AuthorityMonmouthshire
Old CountyMonmouthshire
CommunityMitchel Troy
Type Of SiteMOTTE
PeriodMedieval
Description
Mill Wood Castle is a ditched mound, c.32m in diameter and 5.0m high, is set at the end of a slight natural, wooded, promontory at the confluence of two streams. To the north a bank and ditch cut across the promontory, segregating an enclosure, about 34m by 55m.
The site lies about 400m to the east of Dingestow Castle (NPRN 306496).
Sources:
OS record card SO41SE16.
RCAHMW air photo: 45054/44.

J.Wiles 20.09.02