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Higham Gobion Castle
TL 105-333 Bedfordshire England

Higham Gobion Castle Higham Gobion Castle is an 11th century earthwork motte and bailey fortress, founded by the Gobion family. A small motte encased by a ditch, stands in the centre of a very large triangular ward, which is extended on its south-west angle. Built on a marshy site and defended by substantial ramparts, the earthworks may now represent, a later Medieval fish farm complex. 3 miles south-east is Pirton Castle and 14 miles north is Bedford Castle.

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Higham Gobion Castle is located north of Higham Gobion, off the A6. 8 miles north of Luton, on the A6.

The site is visible from a public footpath, which runs past the castle from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.

Click here for castle pictures Higham Gobion Castle Picture 1Higham Gobion Castle Picture 2Higham Gobion Castle Picture 3 and a castle map of the area Castle Map of the Area

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