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Powder Castle Crondall
SU 803-469 Hampshire England

Powder Castle CrondallPowder Castle is a small 12th century earthwork motte and bailey fortress. Possibly built during the Anarchy in the reign of King Stephen, in 1147 it was a siege castle to Barley Pound. Encased by the remnants of a ditch with an outer bank, the near-circular motte with its uneven summit is built of sand containing large flints. There are indications of a north-western bailey and the possible remains of buildings of an unknown date. With the dense cover of trees, its best view is in winter. 9 miles north-west is Odiham Castle.


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Powder Castle is located south of Crondall, off Dippenhall Road. 3 miles west of Farnham, on the A325 and Crondall Lane.

The view from the road is restricted.

Car parking is by the side of the road.

Click here for a castle picture Powder Castle Picture 1 and a castle map of the area Castle Map of the Area

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