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CULVERHAY CASTLE

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Medieval ringwork castle comprising motte and elliptical bailey. The ringwork is surounded by a substantial ditch with an outer bank on all but the southern side. To the west is is a smaller enclosure or bailey and within the main enclosure are slight earthwork remains of stone buildings. Excavation in the 1930s revealed the footings of a small circular keep, tentatively dated to the early 13th century. A hunting park seems to have been attached to the castle.

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