Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

MARLBOROUGH CASTLE


MARLBOROUGH CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

The fifty foot high motte of a late 11th or early 12th century motte and bailey castle. In the 13th century a shell keep and tower were constructed on the motte, although both have now vanished. The castle ceased to be used in the 14th century.

Private, in the grounds of Marlborough College.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
On the A4, south of Swindon
Bath Rd, Marlborough SN8 1PA

 



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