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Lincoln Castle

A fine Norman motte-and-bailey castle built in 1068 on the site of a former Roman fortress. It is interesting for its two.....

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Lindisfarne Castle

Lindisfarne Castle is a small castle set on a rock high above the sea. It is reached via an ancient causeway and is only.....

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Longtown Castle

Longtown Castle - An unusual cylindrical keep at the top of an enormous earthen motte. Longtown Castle was built approx 1200 and.....

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Ludgershall Castle

Romantic, ruined motte and bailey castle, with building works in stone. Parts of the castle date to the 12th-century, it was.....

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Ludlow Castle

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Lydford Castle

A simple square keep is all that remains of Lydford Castle. The castle, standing on a small mound in the shadow of the church.....

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Middleham Castle

Picturesque, ruinous castle, which was said to be the favourite home of Richard III. It was built in 1170 by Richard Neville,.....

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New Tavern Fort

Amongst the fascination of the waterfront at Gravesend is New Tavern Fort, and although the fort was re-armed in 1904 and guns.....

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Newark Castle

The romantic ruins of this once glorious castle were left to fall into further disrepair following the ravages of the English.....

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Nothe Fort

Nothe Fort lies to the east of Weymouth. This spectacular "D" shaped building is preserved as one of the finest pieces of.....

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Nottingham Castle Museum

This superb mansion containing Nottingham's museum and art gallery sits on a green and pleasant mound high above the city. It.....

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Nunney Castle

A tradition exists that Nunney Castle's sole pig was subject to daily torture when the castle came under siege in 1645 during the.....

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Old Sarum

A must visit, Old Sarum (old Salisbury) is a huge Iron Age hillfort which was started around 500BC and later occupied by the.....

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Orford Castle

Orford Castle stands guard over the coast from a high vantage position above the River Alde. It was built by Henry II in the.....

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Peckforton Castle

This modern day version of a 12th-century castle is set in the heart of the Cheshire Plains, an area which is scattered with.....

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Pendennis Castle

Built at the side of a naturally deep harbour Pendennis Castle forms one of Henry VIII's coastal defences, built to guard against.....

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Pendragon Castle

Pendragon Castle can be located 4 miles south of Kirkby Stephen, near the hamlet of Outhgill...

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Pevensey Castle

When it was first built Pevensey Castle must have been an impressive sight standing against all-comers while the waters of the.....

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Piel Castle

The last foreign invasion of England took place in 1486 when Irish and Flemish supporters of Lambert Simnel landed at Piel in a.....

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Portland Castle

This is one of the best preserved of all King Henry VIII's mighty fortresses, built by the monarch to guard the south coast.....

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