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Historic Sites in Bedford

Castle Mound

About this place

Built within 20 years of the Norman Conquest in 1066, Bedford Castle was one of many strongholds constructed on the familiar Norman "motte and bailey" (mound and enclosure) pattern to overawe the native Saxons and provide a headquarters for a local b

Where is it Located?

The Embankment, centre of Bedford

How do I reach there?

By Car Use the town car parks. Castle Mound is on Castle Lane / The Embankment, just behind the High Street.

Places to see nearby

The Embankment The Higgins Museum