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Overview

Visit the mound of a medieval motte-castle, in a strategic position overlooking a river crossing.

Little is known of Coulter Motte. We know it’s a mound dating back to the medieval period, but when it was constructed, what stood atop it, and the extent of the original motte-castle are all completely unknown.

The motte was nearly removed for sand and gravel in 1931, before it was taken into state care the next year.

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Coulter Motte Hill is in a Level 4 COVID protection area, and is currently closed to visitors..

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