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© Mr Peter Briggs

IoE Number: 444634
Location: SANDAL CASTLE, MANYGATE LANE (west side)
  WAKEFIELD, WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Peter Briggs
Date Photographed: 16 July 2007
Date listed: 14 July 1953
Date of last amendment: 14 July 1953
Grade II*

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1.MANYGATES LANE5115(West Side)SandalSandal Castle

1. MANYGATES LANE 5115 (West Side) Sandal Sandal Castle SE 31 NW 13/3 14.7.53. II* 2. Rebuilt in 1328 on the site of a Norman motte and bailey. To north-west starts keep on the motte, largely demolished but with ruins of fine masonry. This is connected by an archer causeway to a barbican built on a rocky outcroft which rises from an inner ditch around the motte, To south-east an inner bailey is surrounded by remains of buildings forming a shell keep. The Castle became Crown Property in mid C14. AM.

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