Altrincham Mound

Has been described as a Rejected Timber Castle (Motte)

There are earthwork remains

NameAltrincham Mound
Alternative Names
Historic CountryCheshire
Modern AuthorityTrafford
1974 AuthorityGreater Manchester
Civil ParishAltrincham

Mound, suggested to be a motte, but possibly a natural hummock of glacial sand. The mound was scheduled as a Motte by English Heritage. It is now descheduled. This is a natural hillock 95.0 m. long by 60.0 m. wide. (PastScape)

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSJ750877
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  • 1961, Journal of the Cheshire and North Wales Architectural Archaeological and History Society Vol. 48 p. 45