Binbury motte and bailey castle, Thurnham - Maidstone

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Binbury motte and bailey castle
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1010713
  • Local Planning Authority: Maidstone
  • Site Type: Defence > Castle


  • County: Kent
  • District / Borough: Maidstone
  • Parish: Thurnham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Faversham and Mid Kent
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Archaeology
  • Condition: Generally unsatisfactory with major localised problems
  • Principal Vunerability: Scrub/tree growth
  • Trend: Declining
  • Ownership: Mixed, multiple owners
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument, LB grade II

Contact Details

Alison McQuaid 01483 252048

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England