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Cotherstone, Castle (Cotherstone)

Cotherstone Castle was a castle with a motte built c.1090. In 1200 the wooden building was replaced by a stone building. The remains include an earth mound and traces of a probable fishpond. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law.

Reference number:D1976
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1005583



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Cotherstone


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