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Aldford Castle
SJ 419-596 Cheshire England

Aldford Castle Aldford Castle is a late 11th or early 12th century earthwork motte and bailey fortress, founded by Richard de Aldford. The large motte is encased by a wide wet ditch and stands within the remaining wide ramparts and wet ditches of a rectangular bailey. Excavations on the flat-top motte found the stone foundations of a shell keep, flanked by a D-shaped tower. 3 miles west is Pulford Castle and 9 miles east is Beeston Castle.


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Aldford Castle is located in the village centre, off Church Lane. 6 miles south of Chester, on the B5130.

The site is visible from a public footpath, which passes the castle from Church Lane.

Car parking is by the church.


Aldford Castle pictures and large castle map
Aldford Castle Picture 1Aldford Castle Picture 2Aldford Castle Picture 1Castle Map of the Area

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