Cronk Howe Mooar

Port Erin, United Kingdom

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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Founded: 11th century
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in United Kingdom

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Michael Turton (6 years ago)
Alan Gelling (7 years ago)
Remains of a motte and bailey castle possibly built for Magnus Barelegs. Tends to be very overgrown and so difficult to find a way to the top. Not a lot to see but it is of historical interest.
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