Cronk Howe Mooar is a motte and bailey castle from the late 11th or early 12th century. Steep sided, flat topped and grass covered, 30 to 35 feet high, diameter about 140 feet, surrounded by a well marked ditch which, on the east, cuts across a low spur projecting in that direction. There are faint traces of earthbanks in the wet ground east of the mound.

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