Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

ASLOCKTON CRANMERS MOUND


ASLOCKTON CRANMERS MOUND
Photo Copyright Alan Murray-Rust and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

A medieval motte and bailey castle with two rectangular baileys. The mound is 16 feet high, but the south east part has been mutilated by ballast digging. It is called 'Cranmer's Mount' because Aslockton was the birthplace of Archbishop Cranmer in 1489.


 

Directions
Off the A52, 10 miles west of Grantham
Main Street, Aslockton, Nottingham NG13 9AL

 



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