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

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
Ashby De La Zouch Castle Ashby Castle, Ashby de la Zouche Tower House masonry ruins/remnants
Bagworth Moats Baggeworth; Thorneton Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Belvoir Castle Belver; Beluaco Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Belvoir Town Defences Belveder; De Bello Videre Urban Defence no visible
Birds Nest Lodge, Leicester New Parks Palace , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Castle Donington Donnington; Dunnington; Dunintonam; Duntonam Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Donington le Heath Manor Fortified Manor House major building
Dunton Bassett manor Fortified Manor House earthwork
Earl Shilton Castle Yard Timber Castle earthwork
Evington Piggys Hollow Fortified Manor House earthwork
Gilmorton Motte and Moat Timber Castle earthwork
Groby Castle Hill Tourhull; Grobi Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Gumley Cat Gruff Danes Camp; The Mot; The Mount Timber Castle earthwork
Hallaton Castle Hill Camp Timber Castle earthwork
Hinckley Castle Hill The Mount; Hughes Castle Timber Castle earthwork
Ingarsby Old Hall Fortified Manor House earthwork
Kibworth Harcourt; The Munt Hall Field Timber Castle earthwork
Kirby Bellars Hall Kirby Hall Fortified Manor House earthwork
Kirby Bellars Priory Fortified Manor House , Fortified Ecclesiastical site earthwork
Kirby Muxloe Castle Kerby Masonry Castle major building
Kirkby Moats Kirkby Mallory Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Leicester Bishops Palace Palace no visible
Leicester Castle The Newarke Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Leicester Town Wall Urban Defence no visible
Melton Mowbray 'castle' Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Mountsorrel Castle castrum de Monte Sorello; Muntsorel Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Owston Grange Oliver Cromwell's Castle Fortified Manor House earthwork
Ravenstone Castle Timber Castle no visible
Sapcote Castle Toot Hill Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Sauvey Castle Salvata; Salvee; Sanvey; Trencheland Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Seagrave Manor Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Shackerstone Motte Timber Castle earthwork
Shawell, Catthorpe Timber Castle earthwork
Thorpe Arnold Hall Close Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Whitwick Castle, Coalville Whitewyk; Witewich Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Wyfordby manor Fortified Manor House earthwork
Bawdon Castle Timber Castle no visible
Beaumont Leys Castle Hills Fortified Manor House earthwork
Catthorpe Timber Castle uncertain
Desford Castle Timber Castle no visible
Frisby on the Wreak, Hall Orchard Fortified Manor House no visible
Garthorpe Motte Timber Castle uncertain
Humberston Swan's Orchard Fortified Manor House no visible
Husbands Bosworth 'encampment' Uncertain no visible
Ingarsby Monks Grave Timber Castle earthwork
Knaptoft 'camp' and Hall Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Launde Motte Timber Castle earthwork
Leire moat Fortified Manor House earthwork
Lubenham Old Hall Fortified Manor House earthwork
Maplewell Hall, Newton Linford The Nunnery Fortified Manor House no visible
Melton Mowbray Spinney Farm moat Fortified Manor House earthwork
Melton Mowbray; The Mount The Mound Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Nether Broughton Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
North Kilworth Old Nether Hall Fortified Manor House earthwork
Potters Marston Hall Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Ratcliffe Culey Timber Castle earthwork
Scraptoft; The Mount Timber Castle earthwork
Stoke Golding; The Moats Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Upton 'moat' Fortified Manor House earthwork
Groby Old Hall Grooby Fortified Manor House major building

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


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