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List of the medieval fortified sites of the historic county of Cornwall

Certain
Probable
Questionable or Doubtful
Rejected
Confidence is a statement of the site as a medieval fortification or palace
Name
Alternative Name(s)
Type
Remains
Arwenack Manor Arwennack Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Beggars Fort Beggers Fort Artillery Fort , Fortified Manor House no visible
Binhamy Binamy; Binnany; Binnoway; Binomy; Biname; Biename; Bynnamy: Stratton Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Boconnoc near Lostwithiel Blekennok prope Lastydyall Tower House no visible
Bossiney Castle Bossinney Timber Castle earthwork
Bottereaux Castle, Boscastle Bottreaux; Boterel Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Cardinham Castle Cadenham; Cardinan; White Hill Timber Castle earthwork
Cargoll Bishops Palace, St Newlyn East Cargoll Farm Barn Palace no visible
Carminow Carminowe Fortified Manor House no visible
Carn Brea Castle Carnbrea; Carnbre; Karnbre Pele Tower masonry ruins/remnants
Castle Goff Timber Castle earthwork
Castle Horneck Iron Castle; Hornocke Masonry Castle no visible
Cotehele House Fortified Manor House major building
Cuddenbreak Manor, St Germans Cudden Beke; Cuddenbeak Palace no visible
East Looe Fortified Manor House , Artillery Fort , Urban Defence no visible
Eastleigh Berrys East Leigh Berrys; East Leighburys Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Fort Picklecombe the new bulwarke at Picklecombe Point Artillery Fort no visible
Fowey Blockhouse Fowey Castle Artillery Fort , Chain Tower major building
Fowey Town Defences Urban Defence no visible
Frampton Castle, St Ervan Trevyan Castle Fortified Manor House no visible
Glasney College Glassiney Fortified Ecclesiastical site no visible
Godolphin House Godolphin Hall; Cairdine Castle; Godolgan Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Helston Castle Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House no visible
Lanherne Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Lanner Barton Castellum Lanner Palace no visible
Launceston Castle Terabil; Terrible; Dunheved; Llan Stefan; Landstavetune Timber Castle , Masonry Castle major building
Launceston Town Wall Dunheved Urban Defence major building
Lawhitton Bishops Palace Sheers Barton; The White House Palace no visible
Lee Barton Northleigh Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Lesingey Round, Penzance Castle Horneck Timber Castle earthwork
Liskeard Castle Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House no visible
Little Dennis Blockhouse Artillery Fort major building
Lostwithiel Duchy Palace Restormil; Raistormel; Convocation Hall Palace major building
Maer La mere Fortified Manor House , Bastle , Uncertain no visible
Merthen Manor House, Constantine Moreden Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Moresk Castle, St Clement Timber Castle , Masonry Castle no visible
Mount Edgcumbe Blockhouse Blockhouse at Garden Battery; Wilderness Point; Barnpool Artillery Fort major building
Mount Edgcumbe Fortified House Fortified Manor House no visible
Park Parkwalls; Pokewallys Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House no visible
Pawton Palace Palace masonry ruins/remnants
Pendennis Castle Pendinas; Pendinant Artillery Fort major building
Pengersick Castle Pengersyck; Pengersech; Pengewick; Pengerswick; Pengersic Fortified Manor House , Pele Tower major building
Penhallam Manor, Jacobstow Burycourt; Berry Court Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Penryn Bishops Palace Palace no visible
Penryn harbour chain and defences Chain Tower no visible
Penstowe Castle, Kilkhampton The castles Timber Castle earthwork
Place House, Fowey Faweye Pele Tower masonry ruins/remnants
Polruan Blockhouse Polruan Castle Artillery Fort , Chain Tower major building
Poundstock Castle Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Restormel Castle Restormil; Raistormel; Tywardreath; Lestmel Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Palace major building
Roscarrock House Fortified Manor House major building
Ruan Lanihorne Castle Larihorn; Lanyhorn; Shepestall Masonry Castle no visible
Sheviock Barton Shevyok Fortified Manor House no visible
St Catherines Castle Artillery Fort major building
St Columb Major; The Old Rectory Pele Tower earthwork
St Ives; The Island The Castle; The Bulwarks Artillery Fort , Urban Defence uncertain
St Mawes Castle St Mose; St Marys; St Maudet; Pendinas; La Vousa Artillery Fort major building
St Michaels Mount Castle Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Artillery Fort , Fortified Ecclesiastical site masonry ruins/remnants
Tehidy Tuthidy; Enthidy; Treheddy; Tehedy Fortified Manor House no visible
Tintagel Castle Tindage; Tindagel Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Tregoney Castle Tregony Timber Castle , Masonry Castle no visible
Trematon Castle Tremetone; Tremetune Timber Castle , Masonry Castle major building
Trematon Town Defenses Urban Defence major building
Trenethick Barton Trevenetheke Fortified Manor House major building
Trerice, St Newlyn East Pele Tower no visible
Truro Castle Hill Truer Timber Castle , Masonry Castle no visible
Upton Castle, Lewannick Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Week St Mary Castle Hill St Mary-Week; Kinnick; Castle Ditch Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Armada Bank, Gwinear Gwithian Godrevy Towans Linear Defence or Dyke earthwork
Bodrugan Bodrugam; Sterling Castle Fortified Manor House earthwork
Botelet Castle Boleit; Bodleit Fortified Manor House uncertain
Carne Godolphin Godalcan Fortified Manor House earthwork
Castle Dore Casteldour; Croftededor; Castle Dirford; Golant Uncertain earthwork
Castle Floor, Markwell Lane East Waters Wood Timber Castle earthwork
Castle, Lostwithiel Uncertain no visible
Cayl Castle Kayle Castle; Castle Cayle; Castellum Treclysten Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Coombe Castle Combe; Crane Castle Uncertain earthwork
Crane Godrevy Castle Giver Fortified Manor House earthwork
Cregou Malpas Timber Castle earthwork
Froxton Wood Castle Froxston Castle Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Golden Camp Timber Castle earthwork
House of Baldwin Tyrel Fortified Manor House no visible
Ince Castle Innis Fortified Manor House major building
Kemijack Kenidjack; Karnjek Timber Castle earthwork
Ogbeare castle field name Ogbeere; Ugbere; Castle Marsh Uncertain no visible
Pelynt Bake Rings Pellynt Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Pentillie Castle Pentilly Uncertain no visible
Retallack Retaluc Uncertain no visible
Revier Castle Hayle; Theodore's Castelle; Revyer; Riviere; The Towans Uncertain no visible
Roundbury Linkinhorne Timber Castle earthwork
St Erth Carhangives; Carnhangibes; Carnabeggas Timber Castle no visible
Tich Barrow Tichbarrow; Tites-Burchdon Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Tredine Treryn Dinas; Treen Dinas; Giant's Castle Timber Castle earthwork
Tregothnan Trejago Uncertain major building
Tremadart Old Court Tremoderet Fortified Manor House no visible
Veryan Ringarounds Gwendra, Veryan Castle Timber Castle earthwork
Week Orchard Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Woolston Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork

This listing was last updated on Saturday, March 11, 2017


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