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List of the medieval fortified sites of the historic county of Oxfordshire

Certain
Probable
Questionable or Doubtful
Rejected
Confidence is a statement of the site as a medieval fortification or palace
Name
Alternative Name(s)
Type
Remains
Ardley Ardley Wood Timber Castle earthwork
Ascott d'Oilly Castle Ascot Doilly; Ascot d'Oilly; Ascott d'Oyley Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Ascott d'Oilly Village Defences Ascot Doilly Urban Defence earthwork
Ascott Earl Ascot under Wychwood 2 Timber Castle earthwork
Ascott under Wychwood 3 Ascot Doilly; Ascot d'Oilly; Ascott d'Oyley Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Bampton Church Church of St Mary; Bentonensi Timber Castle no visible
Bampton Ham Court Bampton Castle; Bampton in the Bush Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House major building
Banbury Bridge East Bridge; Millstream Bridge Fortified Bridge masonry footings
Banbury Castle Baneberi Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Palace no visible
Banbury Town Defences Cole Bar; Sugarford Bar; St John's Bar; Bridge Gate Urban Defence no visible
Barford St John Fortified Manor House earthwork
Barford St Michael Bereford Timber Castle , Masonry Castle no visible
Beaumont Castle, Mixbury Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Beaumont Palace, Oxford New Hall; King's Hall Palace no visible
Beckley Lower Park Palace , Fortified Manor House no visible
Beckley Palace Dovers Field Palace no visible
Blenheim Park Timber Castle earthwork
Britwell Castle Bretewelle Timber Castle no visible
Broughton Castle Broghton Fortified Manor House major building
Camoys Court Chiselhampton; Chislehampton; Camoise Court Fortified Manor House major building
Cassington Manor House Kersington Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Caversham Castle Kaversham; Kaveresham Fortified Manor House no visible
Chipping Norton Castle Timber Castle earthwork
Cogges Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Cropredy Bishops Manor Palace no visible
Deddington Castle Dedington; castrum de Dadenton'; Dadintune Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Dorchester Bishops Court Palace no visible
Dratton Drayton; Draiton Fortified Manor House no visible
Englissh in the town of Newenham Newnham Murren; English Farm Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Ewelme Manor Elmes; Newelme Palace no visible
Finmere Hunting Lodge Finemar Palace no visible
Great Holcombe Upholcombe Fortified Manor House uncertain
Hanwell Castle Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Henley on Thames Town Wall Urban Defence no visible
High Lodge, Blenheim Palace no visible
Jews Mount and Mount Pelham Jewes mount Siege Work , Urban Defence cropmark/slight earthwork
Kengham Kingham Fortified Manor House earthwork
Langley Hunting Lodge Palace no visible
Leafield Barrow Barry Tump; Barry's Hill Tump Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Medelintune Milton Timber Castle no visible
Middleton Stoney Castle Middelton'; Mideltune Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Minster Lovell Manor Palace , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Oxford Castle St Georges Tower; Oxeneforde Timber Castle , Masonry Castle major building
Oxford Grandpont Folly Bridge; South Bridge; Grauntpount; Friar Bacon's Bridge; New Gate Fortified Bridge no visible
Oxford Magdalen Bridge Petty Pont; East Bridge Fortified Bridge no visible
Oxford Town Wall Martyrs Tower Urban Defence masonry ruins/remnants
Radcot; The Garrison Ratrotam Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Tower House earthwork
Rotherfield Greys Court Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Rycote House Ricott Fortified Manor House , Palace masonry ruins/remnants
Shirburn Castle Sherborne Masonry Castle major building
Somerton Castle, Oxfordshire Timber Castle , Masonry Castle no visible
Spelsbury Court Close Castle Ditches Masonry Castle , Palace , Fortified Manor House no visible
St. Michael at the Northgate Tower Fortified Town House , Fortified Ecclesiastical site , Urban Defence masonry ruins/remnants
Stanton Wyard Staunton Harecourt; Stanton Herle Fortified Manor House no visible
Stephens Mount, Crowmarsh Crowmarsh Gifford; Stephens Castle Siege Work no visible
Stratton Audley Court Close Fortified Manor House earthwork
Swerford Castle Timber Castle earthwork
Thame Bishops Palace Tame Palace no visible
Wallingford east end of bridge Siege Work no visible
Wallingford siege castles Siege Work uncertain
Watlington Manor House Watlyngton Fortified Manor House no visible
Witney Bishop of Winchesters Palace Mount House; Whittney Masonry Castle , Palace cropmark/slight earthwork
Woodstock Palaces Everswell; Wudestok Wodestok Timber Castle , Palace no visible
Woodstock Town Defences Urban Defence no visible
Wykham Wickham Park Fortified Manor House uncertain
Alchester; The Castle Auldchester Timber Castle uncertain
Beddington Uncertain uncertain
Benson Bensington Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House no visible
Black Bourton Burtuna Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Bloxham Upper Grove Mill Timber Castle no visible
Chiselhampton Bridge Fortified Bridge masonry ruins/remnants
Churchill; The Mount Timber Castle earthwork
Cornbury House Cornbury Park Logge Palace no visible
Ditchley Park Round Clump Timber Castle earthwork
Finstock mound Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Henley on Thames Palace Palace no visible
Idbury Camp Timber Castle earthwork
Nether Worton village enclosure Urban Defence cropmark/slight earthwork
Oxford Hythe Bridge High Bridge Fortified Bridge no visible
Rotherfield Greys mound Timber Castle earthwork
Shelswell Timber Castle , Urban Defence cropmark/slight earthwork
Witney Town Defences Cogges Urban Defence no visible
Woodstock 'adulterine' castle Timber Castle no visible
Worton Motte Over Worton Timber Castle earthwork
Yelford Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House no visible

This listing was last updated on Thursday, July 13, 2017


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