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Pleshey Castle, Essex


  • Located in Pleshey, Essex, East of England, England
  • Pleshey Castle, The Street, Pleshey, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1HE
  • The village of Pleshey is located north west of Chelmsford
  • William the Conqueror gave Pleshey to Geoffrey de Mandeville after the Battle of Hastings in 1066
  • Pleshey Castle was originally a motte and bailey castle and was later fortified with a stone castle in the twelfth century
  • Today you can see a massive fifty foot high motte surrounded by a deep ditch and outer bailey

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