Castle Hill and Darrow Wood



Darrow Green Road, Denton

This one is for the archeologists.Darrow Wood is now a small, hedge-enclosed, lightly wooded pasture field.Hidden in the clumps of trees are a number of earthworks including the remains of one of the few well preserved small motte and bailey castles in Norfolk.They have been known for over a century yet who built them and when or why they were constructed remains a mysteryThe site is located near to Darrow Green Road on the West side of the parish.The nearest postcode is IP20 0AY.The easiest approach is via the public footpath leading due East from Darrow Green Road near to Darrow Green Farm.Please note that roadside parking is very limited.

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