Shenley Toot 4656

Milton Keynes, England

Brief Description

Within Shenley Wood, there is pastured area around the earthworks of a 13th-century motte and bailey castle. The remains of 18th-century formal gardens are also evident on this site.

History

A motte and bailey castle was first built on the site in 1239. In the 18th century the site was modified for the landscaping of formal gardens associated with a now-demolished manor house.

Visitor Facilities

This site is part of a public park which is open at all times of the year.
Features
  • Motte
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  • Moat
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Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

This site is part of a public park which is open at all times of the year.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Shenley Brook End
History

Period

  • 18th Century
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