Keys to the Past

Green Castle (Akeld)

A large mound with a rampart along the north-west and south-west sites can be seen at this site. It is located in a well-defended position on a bend of a stream. The mound may be of natural origin, but the large ditch on its north and west side are man

Reference number:N1547
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; A S Phillips
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1969; R W Emsley



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Akeld


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