UPDATE: 3.45pm

The woman fell 15 feet from the castle drawbridge.

AN ELDERLY woman was taken to hospital this morning after falling from Caldicot Castle's drawbridge.

The woman fell into a dry moat and had to be resuced by firefighters using a water ladder around 10.28am.

She was taken to Newport's Royal Gwent Hospital by ambulance. Her injuries are not yet known.

Did you see this incident? Call our reporter Natalie Crockett on 01633 777246.