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Castles

A large, fortified building or set of buildings, that are usually walled.

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Tattershall Castle

Architecture; Castles

The great red brick tower at Tattershall reaches a height of 30.5 metres (100ft) and is a prominent feature in the local landscape, as well as a graphic symbol of the power of one man. It was built ...

Donington Castle

Architecture; Castles

On the hill above the River, one mile north of Lambourne Newbury at the top with the Donnington castle. the property was given to Sir Richard Abberbury crenellate to 1386 permission. the castle is a ...

Donington Castle

Architecture; Castles

On the hill above the River, one mile north of Lambourne Newbury at the top with the Donnington castle. the property was given to Sir Richard Abberbury crenellate to 1386 permission. the castle is a ...

Portchester Castle

Architecture; Castles

The Norman castle, at Portchester, stands in one corner of a large Roman fort. The walls of the fort, built in the last quarter of the third century, are said to be the most complete in Northern ...

Bolton Castle

Architecture; Castles

Bolton Castle dominates the Wensleydale village of Castle Bolton. The exterior of the castle looks quite complete, but the interior is mainly an empty shell, with only the west range and south-west ...

Camber Castle

Architecture; Castles

Until the late 16th century, most of the low lying ground between Rye and Winchelsea was a shallow harbour, called the Camber, protected from the sea by a long series of shingle banks. Between 1512 ...

Carlisle Castle

Architecture; Castles

Carlisle Castle guards the western end of the border between England and Scotland. William II built the first timber castle at Carlisle in 1092, and thirty years later his brother, King Henry I, ...

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