Ruins of Merdon Castle, Hursley - Winchester

Circular Late Bronze Age or Early Iron Age earthwork with remains of Norman tower structure and length of curtain surviving as flint core work, all in need of structural repair and consolidation. A development phase, including vegetation clearance and investigations works has been undertaken with the benefit of a Countryside Stewardship grant and assistance from Historic England. Implementation of repairs and long-term management subject to availability of funding.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Merdon Castle
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1019123
    Local Planning Authority:
    Winchester
    Site Type:
    Defence > Castle

Location

    Building Name:
    Ruins of Merdon Castle
    County:
    Hampshire
    District / Borough:
    Winchester
    Parish:
    Hursley
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Winchester
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Commercial company

Contact Details

Robert Williams 0207 973 3641