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Sandal Castle: motte and bailey castle and shell keep castle

A Scheduled Monument in Wakefield South, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6587 / 53°39'31"N

Longitude: -1.4906 / 1°29'26"W

OS Eastings: 433759.647437

OS Northings: 418143.921133

OS Grid: SE337181

Mapcode National: GBR LV14.25

Mapcode Global: WHDCB.29GH

Entry Name: Sandal Castle: motte and bailey castle and shell keep castle

Scheduled Date: 23 March 1927

Last Amended: 3 September 1992

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1012075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 13293

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield South

Built-Up Area: Wakefield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sandal Magna St Helen

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