Standing in the grounds of the museum at Saffron Walden are the ruins of a 12th century Norman keep. It was built by Geoffrey de Mandeville, Earl of Essex, on the site of an 11th century motte castle. It covers an area larger than the keep at Hedingham and would have been an impressive structure, but most of the stone has been robbed leaving only the rubble core of the first two storeys.
- In the centre of Saffron Walden next to the museum
- Walden Castle, Church Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1JL
- Uttlesford District Council. Free, open access to view exterior at any reasonable time
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