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Glottenham Castle
TQ 726-221 Sussex England

Glottenham Castle Glottenham Castle is a late 13th century fortified manor house, founded by Robert de Etchingham. Standing on a hill-top, the large spring-fed moated rectangular platform was encased by a stone curtain wall, with a western gatehouse. The wide moat which is now dry except for the east arm, is partly rock-cut and there is an outer retaining bank on the east side. In the late 14th century, the castle was a little used secondary residence and pottery evidence suggests that the gatehouse was abandoned by the late 16th or early 17th century. 5 miles north-east is Bodiam Castle and 5 miles south is Battle Abbey.


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Glottenham Castle is located south-west of Robertsbridge, off Mountfield Lane. 11 miles south-west of Hastings, on the A21.

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

Car parking is by the side of the road.


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

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