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The remains of Marshwood Castle

Did Chaucer Visit the Marshwood Vale?

On a clear day, looking down from any of the ring of Iron Age hillforts — Pilsdon, Lamberts Castle, Coney’s Castle, Lewesdon — which encircle the Marshwood Vale, the eye may come to rest on a smaller fortification almost exactly at its centre. These stones — 10-foot thick walls resting on a raised motte — are all that remain of Marshwood Castle.

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