Kingstone Castle Meadow

Has been described as a Questionable Timber Castle (Motte)

There are cropmark/slight earthwork remains

NameKingstone Castle Meadow
Alternative Names
Historic CountryHerefordshire
Modern AuthorityHerefordshire
1974 AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Civil ParishKingstone

Castle Meadow is the name of a field where there are faint traces of a mound. (Shoesmith ref. Sprackling and Lesser)

Article on field names as indicators of defensive sites. The field name for this site is Castle Meadow and the site evidence is described as "mound almost vanished". (Herefordshire SMR ref. Sprackling and Lesser)

Gatehouse Comments

Not impossible as the site of a knight's fee type mound but the evidence is very weak.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSO423344
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  • Shoesmith, Ron, 2009 (Rev edn.), Castles and Moated Sites of Herefordshire (Logaston Press) p. 191


  • Sprackling, G. and Lesser, I., 1996, 'Field-Names as archaeological indicators of defensive sites' Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club Vol. 48.3 p. 475