Weeting Castle

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Weeting Castle


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Weeting Castle
Type: Fortified manor house
Location: 52°28’16"N, 0°36’59"E
Village: Weeting
Built 1130s
Material: Mortatred flint rubble with stone dressings
Condition: ruined
Owned by: English Heritage
Website: Weeting Castle

Weeting Castle is a 12th-century ruin with a three-storey-high tower in Weeting, Norfolk, near Brandon in Suffolk. Despite the name, it is not a castle but actually a fortified manor house.

The house in its day had a large open hall and an attached two-storey chamber block. A domed brick ice-house stands on the northwest corner of the moat and a small car park next to the church. The moat was added in the 14th century.

The place is thought to have been abandoned in 1390. It is now owned by English Heritage.

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The ice house