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Castle Moat, Leominster

J. D. Hurst

Castle Moat, Leominster

excavation by Margaret Jones in 1962

by J. D. Hurst

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Published by Leominster History Study Group in Leominster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moats -- History -- Great Britain.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Leominster.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Derek Hurst ; with contributions by Ian Baxter, Elizabeth Pearson, and Robin Jackson.
    ContributionsHurst, J. D., Leominster History Study Group, Great Britain., Leominster Historical Society, Great Britain., Jones, M. U. 1916-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20859300M
    ISBN 100953631435
    OCLC/WorldCa51069436

    Egeskov Castle, the house as we see it today, was built by Frands Brockenhuus and was completed in A few years prior to this, he had married Anne Tinhuus who had taken over the original estate from her parents. In those days, political unrest, the Reformation and the Counts' Feud caused many landowners to build their houses as well-protected castles, and Frands. 4 star town house hotel with excellent dining. Details of rooms and tariffs, restaurants and bars, and gardens, with map and directions.

    Castle Moat House is a Grade II listed building in Central, Liverpool, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. A moat is a body of water around a castle or town to keep people out. The moat was introduced in - At first, moats were simple and used only for protection. Later on, moats became more complicated and were used for show. Moats are deep, wide ditches filled with water. They were usually built near sources of water that flowed into the.

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Castle Moat. In the civil parish of Leominster. In the historic county of Herefordshire. Modern Authority of Herefordshire. county of Hereford and Worcester. Medieval County of Herefordshire. OS Map Grid Reference: SO Latitude ° Longitude ° Caswell Moat, Leominster has been described as a Timber Castle but is.

A moat is a deep, broad ditch, either dry or filled with water, that is dug and surrounds a castle, fortification, building or town, historically to provide it with a preliminary line of some places moats evolved into more extensive water defences, including natural or artificial lakes, dams and older fortifications, such as hillforts, they are usually referred to simply.

Leominster (/ ˈ l ɛ m s t ər / LEM-stər) Leominster book a market town in Herefordshire, England, at the confluence of the River Lugg and its tributary the River Kenwater 12 miles (19 km) north of Hereford and 7 miles south of Ludlow in a population of 11, Leominster is the largest of the five towns (Leominster, Ross-on-Wye, Ledbury, Bromyard and Kington) in the grid reference: SO One of the only successful ways to overcome the presence of a moat was to use Leominster book bridges to span the moat.

Of course, carrying portable bridges and putting them into place before trying to cross to besiege the castle still allowed plenty of time for castle guards to prepare to defend the castle. Croft Castle sits deep in the heart of Herefordshire countryside surrounded by acres of historic woodland, farm and parkland.

This intimate house became the Croft family home before the Domesday Book. There are many compelling 20th century stories to on: Yarpole, near Leominster, HR6 9PW, Herefordshire. Castle House is open every day for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and, of course, throughout the day Castle Moat snacks and coffees etc.

We have a beautiful ‘secret’ garden which is just beside the old Hereford Castle moat and very popular with locals and those who find it quite by accident.

We've rounded up the best castles and palaces in Leominster in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 16 Leominster castles and palaces to pick atively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure.

View deals for Ruthin Castle Hotel & Moat Spa. Family-friendly enjoy the free breakfast. Nantclwyd y Dre is minutes away. WiFi is free, and this hotel also features 2 bars/lounges and a full-service spa.8/10(). Although it is written that more t Ottoman soldiers besieged the castle, the design of the fort, with its thick walls, colossal towers, and above all, its gigantic dry moat, was.

The Marvellous Moat is a free online children's book about Custard Castle. The King wants a moat; so Wizard Watchit casts a spell- with disastrous results.

Printable bedtime fairy story for younger kids; download as a free ebook for Kindle, Nook etc. Book Castle House, Hereford on Tripadvisor: See traveller reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Castle House, ranked #1 of 9 hotels in Hereford and rated of 5 at Tripadvisor/5().

Castle House is tucked away in a quiet spot beside the city’s old castle moat in which otters sometimes frolic. It is two minutes’ walk from striking Hereford Cathedral and its famous medieval 8/ Tucked away in a quiet area of the city of Hereford, Castle House is a boutique hotel owned by a local farming family.

With 24 individually styled suites and bedrooms, and a terraced garden overlooking the old Hereford Castle moat, Castle House has a very special atmosphere/5(). 32, castle moat stock photos, vectors, and illustrations are available royalty-free.

See castle moat stock video clips. of moat moat vector building a moat medieval castle with moat moat icon watercolor medieval castle in the fog medieval drawbridge dawn castle medieval castle england.

History of the Castle Moat-It is the 12th century and King Joe is sitting in his throne room enjoying his daily tonic and amusing himself by swatting at the flies that seem to cloud around when he lifts his arms.

All is calm. Perhaps this is why he is suddenly shocked to find that a legion of troops under the command of King Moe, a neighbouring. The Castle Moat. A moat was a deep defensive trench usually filled with water that surrounded the castle.

A moat without water is referred to as a "dry moat". Shown above is the impressive moat (now dry) at Builth Wells in mid-Wales. Return to the Glossary of Castle Terms. There's a Castle in the Middle of the Moat. And it's going to get crazy.

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Residents of the Thurland Castle Estate own the management company, each with an equal share. Moat House is being sold on the balance of a year lease subject to annual maintenance charges which are £ a quarter including buildings covers garden/ground maintenance, communal charges, treatment plant, external lighting and also a small sinking fund.

Whereas commoners used communal outhouses or open, out-of-the-way latrines, residents of Europe’s castles used rudimentary plumbing systems called garderobes.

These were little more than holes or short tubes that dropped waste directly into the castle’s moat or onto a hillside that led down into the pool. The wider the moat, the more easily a castle could be defended, as a wide moat made it very difficult for enemies to approach.

A narrow moat did not offer much protection and allowed enemies easy access to the castle. To Buffett, the castle is the business and the moat is the competitive advantage the company has. The Kinnersley Castle is set in the tiny rural village of Kinnersley, between Leominster and Brecon, nestled in the rich countryside of Herefordshire.

The present stone-built house dates fromwhen Roger Vaughan purchased Kinnersley Castle and rebuilt the house.In C17 Castle & moat could be clear traced (Har ) 1 of 2 baronial residences, Granted to Edmund Mortimer by ED I.

In C17 site of castle & moat could clearly be traced (Harl MS ) but are now almost effaced. (Robinson) Mortimers had castellated mansion 50yds N of church. whose artificial eminence surrounded by moat is yet visible.Full text of "A History of the Castles of Herefordshire and Their Lords" See other formats.