West Felton village enclosure

Has been described as a Possible Urban Defence

There are earthwork remains

NameWest Felton village enclosure
Alternative Names
Historic CountryShropshire
Modern AuthorityShropshire
1974 AuthorityShropshire
Civil ParishWest Felton

Church and part of village within sub-rectangular enclosure of motte. (Bond, 2001 ref. Aston and Rowley)

Gatehouse Comments

Outside the scheduled area of West Felton motte but probably included with the archaeological database records for the castle.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSJ341252
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  • Aston, M. and Rowley, T., 1974, Landscape Archaeology (David & Charles) p. 120


  • Bond J., 2001, 'Earthen Castles, Outer Enclosures and the Earthworks at Ascott d'Oilly Castle, Oxfordshire' Oxoniensia Vol. 46 p. 67-8 (Appendix: Earthwork castles with attached village enclosures) online copy