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Mexborough Castle, in Doncaster, South Yorkshire


Mexborough Castle is an earthwork motte and bailey fortress, part of a wooden or stone castle built in the 11th century by the Lord of Tickhill, Roger Busli.

The remaining truncated motte is encased by a wide ditch defends an eastern bailey and a small northern mound, which was possibly a barbican.

It overlooking the Strafford Sands, an important crossing of the River Don. The bailey was encased by a rampart and wide ditch, supports the remains of a 19th century bandstand.


Situated inside Castle Hills Park.

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Freely accessible during park hours - generally in daylight hours.


Plenty of roadside parking available.

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