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Newcastle Llangattock-vibon-avel
SO 448-172 Monmouthshire Wales

Newcastle Llangattock-vibon-avelNewcastle is an early Norman earthwork motte and bailey fortress, which stands on high ground. Within a roughly D-shaped ditched enclosure, is a steep oval ditched motte and to the west defined by a ditch, with a counterscarp bank are the remains of a raised narrow crescentic bailey. A modern barn and water tank have damage the motte and most of the enclosure is built over. 2 miles north is Skenfrith Castle and 4 miles west is White Castle.

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Newcastle is located in the village centre, off the B4347. 5 miles north-west of Monmouth, on the B4233-B4347.

The site is is visible from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.

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

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