Site Navigation:

Castles Worldwide homepage

Castles Of Belgium (137)

Castles Of Czech Republic (86)

Castles Of England (412)

Castles Of Finland (19)

Castles Of France (2882)

Castles Of Greece (35)

Castles Of Ireland (197)

Castles Of Italy (205)

Castles Of Luxembourg (45)

Castles Of Netherlands (55)

Castles Of Russia (43)

Castles Of Scotland (445)

Castles Of Sweden (210)

Castles Of Turkey (34)

Castles Of Wales (96)

Flitwick Castle

Flitwick Castle
Flitwick Castle Photo - Rob Farrow - Wikipedia - lic. under CC 2.0



Castle Facts:

Location: Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England
Built: 11th Century
Condition: Earthworks
Ownership / Access: English Heritage
Notes: Flitwick Castle was an 11th-century castle located in the town of Flitwick, in the county of Bedfordshire, England. It was a small, timber Motte-and-bailey castle, surrounded by a moat. The castle was mentioned in the Domesday Book, in 1086, as being under the ownership of William Lovet, a Norman. Lovet had displaced Alwin, who had been the Saxon owner of Flitwick prior to the Norman Invasion. The earthwork remains of the castle are on what is now a public green space known as Temple Field or Mount Hill. The ditches have been filled in and the mound is now about 7 metres high. The name Temple Field takes its name from the nearby church. The site is a Scheduled Monument.

Flitwick Castle Links:

Flitwick Castle On Wikipedia



Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | GDPR