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Motte and bailey castle at Boscastle

A Scheduled Monument in Forrabury and Minster, Cornwall

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Monument location is shown with schedule boundary polygons where available, otherwise marked as a point on the map which approximates to the centre of the monument.


Latitude: 50.6861 / 50°41'10"N

Longitude: -4.6919 / 4°41'30"W

OS Eastings: 209945.965824

OS Northings: 90841.501314

OS Grid: SX099908

Mapcode National: GBR N4.60NC

Mapcode Global: FRA 1718.CY9

Entry Name: Motte and bailey castle at Boscastle

Scheduled Date: 22 April 1974

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1005455

English Heritage Legacy ID: CO 913

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Forrabury and Minster

Built-Up Area: Boscastle

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Forrabury

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