photo sharing and upload picture albums photo forums search pictures popular photos photography help login
Ian Dalgliesh | all galleries >> CASTLES > Stebbing Mount.
previous | next
Stebbing  Mount.
11-JUL-2010 Ian Dalgliesh

Stebbing Mount.

Stebbing ,Essex ,England

Much afforested;that's the polite way of saying its overgrown and there's no public access.Roughly halfway up the wooded bit,can be seen the top of the motte with two small,brown,flat areas.As with the motte at nearby Great Easton,it is thought that this castle mound was erected during The Anarchy of Stephen and Maud.It was therefore Adulterine.Permission had to be obtained from the King,to erect a castle.Without such permission,following the Anarchy,the normal practice was to remove it totally,but that wasn't done,in this case.

FujiFilm FinePix S100FS
1/200s f/8.0 at 18.9mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium large
Type your message and click Add Comment
It is best to login or register first but you may post as a guest.
Enter an optional name and contact email address. Name
Name Email
help private comment