Lingen Oldcastle Wood

Has been described as a Rejected Timber Castle (Other/Unknown)

There are no visible remains

NameLingen Oldcastle Wood
Alternative Names
Historic CountryHerefordshire
Modern AuthorityHerefordshire
1974 AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Civil ParishLingen

Suggested as castle on field name evidence. (Shoesmith)

Old Castle Tillage. Old Castle Rough. Top of old Castle, Old Castle coppice, Old Castle Coppice.

Monument Type(s)

1 - HILLFORT? (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

2 - CASTLE (Undated). (Herefordshire Through Time)

Gatehouse Comments

SMR suggest possible lost prehistoric hillfort, this explanation would suit the location.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSO370668
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Calculate Print


  • Shoesmith, Ron, 2009 (Rev edn.), Castles and Moated Sites of Herefordshire (Logaston Press) p. 199


  • 1993, Herefordshire Archaeological News Vol. 60 p. 59 (plan)
  • 1992, Herefordshire Archaeological News Vol. 57 p. 22