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

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
Almeley Castle Almley; Almeleia Timber Castle earthwork
Almeley Old Castle Twt Batch Twt; Oldcastle Timber Castle earthwork
Ashperton Castle Asperton Fortified Manor House earthwork
Ashton Castle Lower Ashton Farm; Lower Ashton Camp Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Ashton Castle Tump Timber Castle earthwork
Avenbury, Castle Fieldname Timber Castle no visible
Aylton Castle Field Timber Castle no visible
Betw Hawkswood Mouse Castle 2 Timber Castle , Siege Work earthwork
Bishops Frome Bishops Palace Cheyney Court Palace uncertain
Bosbury Palace Old Court Palace masonry ruins/remnants
Brampton Bryan Castle Brampton Brian Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Bredwardine Castle Coppice Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Bredwardine Oldcastle Bradwardine; Bradwardin; Castle of Gronw; Castel Place Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Breinton Moat Breinton Camp Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Bridge Sollers Knapp Farm Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Brilley Green Motte Walelege Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Brinsop Court Fortified Manor House major building
Bromyard Bishops Palace Palace cropmark/slight earthwork
Bronsil Castle Bronsill; Bransill; Bransil; Estenore Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Burghill Castle Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Burton Court, Eardisland Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Butthouse Motte, Kings Pyon Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Byton Motte Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Cabal Tump, Pembridge near Leominster Hunton Tump, Strangeworth Farm Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Caer Caradoc Caradoc Court; Caircradoke Fortified Manor House no visible
Caple Tump, Kings Caple Capel Tump Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Castle Bach Belpha Wood Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Castle Frome castle Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Castle of John of Evreux (d'Evreux) Uncertain uncertain
Chanstone North Tump, Vowchurch Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Chanstone South Tump, Vowchurch Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Chickward Mound 1 Chirkward 1 Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Clifford Castle Clyfford; Castellaria de Cliford Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Clifford Old Castleton Castellaria de Cliford Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Clifford; The Bage Bach Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Cobhall motte, Allensmore Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Colwall Bishops Palace Palace no visible
Combe Motte, Combe, Herefordshire Bannetts; Hindwell Brook Timber Castle earthwork
Comfort Castle, Leominster Comforte; Castle Comfort; Eaton Hill Wood; Comfordt; Comfor Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Cothill Tump, Turnastone Cothill Camp Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Craswall Silver Tump Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Croft Castle Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Cublington Castle Farm, Madley Cubbington; Cubbeston Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Cusop Castle Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Cwmma Tump, Brilley Cwmmau Tump; Cumma Tump Timber Castle earthwork
Didley Court Farm Motte, St Devereux Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Dilwyn Ringwork Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Dorstone Castle Dorston; Tordestone Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Downton on the Rock; The Tump Castle Mount Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Dunder Camp and Upper Town Mound, Ullingswick Dunder Camp Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Eardisland Castle Timber Castle earthwork
Eardisland Monks Court Mound Timber Castle , Siege Work , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Eardisley Castle Ardelea; Herdeslege; Erdisley; Erdsley; Ordeleya; Erdesleye; Ardelay; Ardelai Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Eardisley Village Defences Ardelea; Herdeslege; Erdisley Urban Defence earthwork
Eastnor Bishops Manor House Bury Court; Estnore; Estenore Palace earthwork
Eastnor Castle Ditch Fortified Manor House no visible
Eaton Tregoz Big Field, Foy Eaton in Fy; Hole in the Wall; Eton Fortified Manor House no visible
Eaton Tregoz Camp Field, Foy The Camp Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Eccleswall Castle, Linton Eccleswall Court Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Edvin Loach Ringwork Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Edwyn Ralph Edvin Ralph; Edwin Ralph Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Ellingham Castle, Much Marcle Quarry Wood; Hellens; Hellings Fortified Manor House uncertain
Ewyas Harold Borough Defences Ewias Harold Urban Defence earthwork
Ewyas Harold Castle Ewyasharneis; Mapheralt; Pentecosts Castle Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Foreigners Castle in Herefordshire aene castel Timber Castle uncertain
Garway Church of St Michael Garaway Fortified Ecclesiastical site major building
Gillow Manor, Hentland Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Goodrich Castle Castello Godrici; Castellum Godarich; Coderick; Godrie; Godriz Masonry Castle major building
Grafton Court Farm Motte Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Great Howle Camp, Walford on Wye Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Hampton Bishop manor house of the bishop of Hereford Palace earthwork
Hampton Court, Hope under Dinmore Hampton Richard Fortified Manor House major building
Hentland Chapel Tump Hennllann Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Hereford Bishops Palace Palace masonry ruins/remnants
Hereford Castle Hogg's Mount Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Hereford Cathedral Close, siege castle Siege Work no visible
Hereford City Wall Urban Defence masonry ruins/remnants
Hereford Wye Bridge Fortified Bridge masonry footings
Herefordshire Beacon, Colwall The Citadel; British Camp Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Hergest Castle Twts Timber Castle earthwork
How Caple Mound Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Howton Farm Mound, Kenderchurch Timber Castle earthwork
Huntington Castle Huntingdon; Huntedon; Huntindon; Huntinton Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Kentchurch Court Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Kentchurch Tump Bowlston Court Wood; Bowlstone Court Wood Timber Castle earthwork
Kentchurch Twyn y Corras Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Kilpeck Castle Cilpedec; Chipcete Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Kilpeck Village Defences Urban Defence earthwork
Kingsland Castle Kyngsland Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Kington Castle Hill castello de Kinton' Timber Castle earthwork
Kinnersley Castle Masonry Castle masonry footings
Laysters Motte Leysters Timber Castle earthwork
Ledbury Bishops Palace Palace no visible
Lemore Martins Castle, Eardisley La More; Lenmore; Walelege Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Leominster Town Defences Leomynstre Urban Defence no visible
Lingen Castle The Churchyard Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Lingen Ringwork The Churchyard Timber Castle earthwork
Little Hereford Manor Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Llancillo Castle Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Longtown Castle Ewyas Lacy; Ewias Lacy; Newcastle; Novum Castrum Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Longtown Village Defences Urban Defence earthwork
Lower Hyde Moat Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Lower Pedwardine, Brampton Bryan Lower Penwardine; Pedewrde Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Lyde Castle Pipe and Lyde Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Lyonshall Castle Lenhaul; Linhales; Lenhauls; Lethinhales; Lennolx; Leonhauls; Castle of John of Evreux (d'Evreux) Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Madley Motte Tumpy Field; Castle Farm Timber Castle , Masonry Castle no visible
Mansell Lacy Moat Court Farm Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Merbach; The Tump Timber Castle no visible
Moccas Castle Mockes Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Monnington Court, Vowchurch Monnington Straddle; Mannington Straddel Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Mortimers Castle, Much Marcle Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Mouse Castle, Cusop Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Much Dewchurch; The Camp Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Munsley Lower Court Motte Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Mynyddbrydd Tump 1, Dorstone Mynydd-brith; Ruuenore; Fagemeneda; Fowmynd; Vowmynd; Vowmine Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Nant y bar, Dorstone Mynyddbrydd Tump 2 Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Newcourt Tump, Bacton Newcourt Farm Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Newton Tump, Clifford Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Orcop Castle Moat Farm Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Pembridge Castle Newland; Penebrug Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Pembridge Court House Farm Moat Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Penyard Castle Peniard; Penzard Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Pipe Aston Tump 1 Aston Tump 1 Timber Castle earthwork
Pipe Aston Tump 2 Aston Tump 2 Timber Castle , Siege Work earthwork
Ponthendre, Longtown Ewyas Lacy; Pont-hendre; Pont Hendre; Castelli de Ewais Timber Castle earthwork
Putley Castle Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Richards Castle Auretone; Averetone; Avretone; Overton; Ricardi Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Richards Castle Village Defences Auretone; Averetone; Avretone; Overton Urban Defence cropmark/slight earthwork
Ross Bishops Manor House Royal Hotel Palace , Fortified Manor House no visible
Rowlstone Motte Rowlestone Timber Castle earthwork
Shobdon Court Castle Shobdon Church Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Snodhill Castle, Peterchurch Strate; Castle of Staddle; Snothill Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Sollers Hope Court Farm Motte Timber Castle earthwork
St Weonards Tump Timber Castle earthwork
Stapleton Castle Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Staunton on Arrow Motte Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Stoke Cross Motte, Stoke Lacy Timber Castle earthwork
Stretford Bridge Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Sugwas Court Palace no visible
Thruxton Court Thruxton Tump Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Titley Shawl Field Titley Court Timber Castle earthwork
Treago Castle Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Tregate Castle, Llanrothal Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Tretire Manor Tretire Castle Fortified Manor House no visible
Trippenkennett Bridge Motte, Llangarron Llangarren; Wallingstones; Tre-essey; Waldyston; Waldyngston; Snaps Castle Fortified Manor House no visible
Turnastone Motte, Turnastone Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Turret Castle, Huntington Hell Wood Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Turret Tump, Huntington Little Hengoed Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Upper Buckton Farm Mound, Buckton Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Upper Lye Camp Wood Mound Timber Castle earthwork
Upper Pedwardine, Brampton Bryan Upper Penwardine Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Upton Court Ringwork, Upton Bishop Castle Tump; Blackwall Field Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Urishay Castle, Peterchurch Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Vowchurch Poston Mill Motte Lower Park Wood Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Wacton; The Court Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Walelege Timber Castle uncertain
Walford Motte Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Wall, Herefordshire Walle Fortified Manor House no visible
Walterstone Motte Walterston Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Welsh Bicknor Courtfield Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Weobley Castle Wibelay; Weobly Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Whitbourne Court Palace , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Whitehouse Camp, Michaelchurch Escley Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Whitney Castle Timber Castle , Masonry Castle no visible
Wigmore Castle Wigemore; Wygemore Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Wigmore Green Hill Timber Castle , Siege Work earthwork
Wilton Castle, Bridstow Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Woodbrook, Kington Woodville Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Woonton Castle, Almeley Cockshute Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Adforton Motte Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Ashperton Village Defences Urban Defence no visible
Aston Ingham Newhouse Farm Timber Castle earthwork
Birtley Earthworks, Lingen Newton Timber Castle earthwork
Bollingham mound Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Bredwardine Old Court Old Court Mound Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Bredwardine; The Knapp Masonry Castle , Pele Tower masonry footings
Brockhampton enclosure(s) Timber Castle no visible
Buckcastle, Bridstow Uncertain no visible
Buckton Park Farm Mounds, Buckton Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Caswell Moat, Leominster Castle Moat Timber Castle no visible
Chickward Mound 2 Chirkward 2 Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Clifford Town Defences Urban Defence cropmark/slight earthwork
Cockyard Tump, Abbey Dore Timber Castle earthwork
Cole's Tump Condie Castle Timber Castle earthwork
Crabs Castle, Kentchurch Crab's Castle Uncertain no visible
Cradley Bishops Manor House Palace , Fortified Manor House uncertain
Cradley Rough Hill Wood Mound Rough Hill Wood Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Diggets Wood Mound Timber Castle no visible
Dilwyn Little Stocking Timber Castle no visible
Dilwyn South of Windsor Cottages Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Dinmore Preceptory Dynmore Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Dowr Uncertain uncertain
Eardisley; The Camp Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Eaton Camp, Eaton Bishop Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Eaton Tregoz Court Farm, Foy Eaton in Foy; Hole in the Wall Fortified Manor House no visible
Elvastone, Harewood Everstone; Elverstone; Petite Haute; Petty Hought Timber Castle no visible
Ganarew Little Doward Camp; Genoreu; Goronw Timber Castle uncertain
Garnstone Motte Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Garway Hill Common Enclosure Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Goodrich Elliots Wood Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Great Hunthouse Mound, Longtown Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Grosmont Castle, Kentchurch Timber Castle earthwork
Guyn Uncertain uncertain
Harris Tump, Walford Timber Castle earthwork
Highland Wapley Hill Camp Timber Castle earthwork
Holme Lacy earthworks manerio de Hamme; Home Lacy Timber Castle earthwork
Huntington Mound Lower Hengoed Timber Castle earthwork
Ivington Camp Timber Castle earthwork
Jay Bridge Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Kenchester Court Farm Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Kings Caple; The Castle Uncertain no visible
Kingstone Castle Meadow Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Kinsham; The Cott Timber Castle earthwork
Kinsham; The Hommes Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Kinton Mound, Leintwardine Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Lea Castle End Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House no visible
Ledbury Wall Hill Camps; Ledebir Timber Castle earthwork
Leintwardine Town Defences Urban Defence earthwork
Letton Mound Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Lingen Oldcastle Wood Timber Castle no visible
Little Merthyr Knapp Farm Uncertain no visible
Llandamas Landamas Uncertain uncertain
Lower Castleton Moat, Ocle Pychard Castleton Farm Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Lyonshall Quarrywood Motte Lewis Wych; Lewis Witch Timber Castle , Masonry Castle no visible
Madley Castle Field place names Uncertain no visible
Michaelchurch Escley Castel Farm Castle Farm Uncertain no visible
Millend Farm Enclosure, Castle Frome Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Milton House Mound, Shobdon Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Mound North of Clifford Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Mound South West of Walterstone Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Mound west of Wigmore Castle Siege Work earthwork
Much Dewchurch; Charity Castle place name Uncertain no visible
Much Dewchurch; The Castle place name Uncertain no visible
Nant y Glasdr, Cusop Nant y glas dwr Farm Timber Castle no visible
Orcop Little Hill Uncertain uncertain
Overbury Farm, Woolhope Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Pembridge Church of St Mary Belfry Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Peterchurch, mound east of River Dore Timber Castle masonry footings
Plastre Tump Timber Castle no visible
Ragstaffe Ragstaff Uncertain uncertain
Shobdon 2 Easthampton Timber Castle uncertain
Shobdon Court Mound, Shobdon Park Timber Castle , Siege Work no visible
St Margarets Castle Farm place name Uncertain cropmark/slight earthwork
St Margarets Castle(h)ibo Farm place name Uncertain cropmark/slight earthwork
St Margarets Mound Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Stoke Prior, Humber In Castle Croft Timber Castle no visible
Sutton Walls Sutton Castle; Offa's Castle Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Trevase, Tretire with Michaelchurch Timber Castle no visible
Twyford Uncertain uncertain
Upton Court, Upton Bishop Palace masonry ruins/remnants
Walford Moat Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Welshwood Farm, Brilley Walelege Timber Castle no visible
Weobley Town defences Wibelay Urban Defence earthwork
Werglodd Tump, SE of Llancillo Court Timber Castle no visible
Wigmore Lodge Wood Mound Timber Castle , Siege Work earthwork
Wigmore Rolls Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Wigmore Town Defences Urban Defence cropmark/slight earthwork
Willey Lodge Masonry Castle masonry footings
Woods Eaves 'ringworks' Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Woodsheaves 'mound' Uncertain cropmark/slight earthwork
Woodside ringwork Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork

This listing was last updated on Tuesday, April 18, 2017


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