Sandal Castle

West Yorkshire, England

City/Town/Village: Sandal
District: Wakefield
County: West Yorkshire
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6588, -1.49109
Postcode: WF2 7JX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)

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Sandal Castle is a Listed Building. Here's what the official description says about it:

1. MANYGATES LANE
5115 (West Side)
Sandal

Sandal Castle

SE 31 NW 13/3 14.7.53.

II*

2.
Rebuilt in 1328 on the site of a Norman motte and bailey. To north-west starts
keep on the motte, largely demolished but with ruins of fine masonry. This
is connected by an archer causeway to a barbican built on a rocky outcroft
which rises from an inner ditch around the motte, To south-east an inner bailey
is surrounded by remains of buildings forming a shell keep. The Castle became
Crown Property in mid C14. AM.


Listing NGR: SE3372818159

Information from British Listed Buildings


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