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Mexborough Castle, in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
MEXBOROUGH CASTLEMexborough Castle is an earthwork motte and bailey fortress, part of a wooden or stone castle built in the 11th century by the Lord of Tickhill, Roger Busli.
The remaining truncated motte is encased by a wide ditch defends an eastern bailey and a small northern mound, which was possibly a barbican.
It overlooking the Strafford Sands, an important crossing of the River Don. The bailey was encased by a rampart and wide ditch, supports the remains of a 19th century bandstand.
DirectionsSituated inside Castle Hills Park.
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FacilitiesFreely accessible during park hours - generally in daylight hours.
OPENING TIMESPlenty of roadside parking available.
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