Castle Rising Castle

Castle Rising Castle

Norfolk
Castle Rising Castle near Kings Lynn was built in the 12th century by William d'Albini II. Perhaps it's most famous resident was Queen Isabella of France, who lived here after her alleged involvement in the murder of her husband, King Edward II in the 14th century. (more…)
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Burton Agnes Hall & Manor House

East Riding of Yorkshire
Burton Agnes Hall near Driffield is an Elizabethan home built by Sir Henry Griffith. It has been in the same family for over 400 years! The earlier Norman Manor House, also on site (but looked after by English Heritage), was built in the 12th century by Roger de Stuteville. (more…)
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Dunster Castle

Somerset
Dunster Castle is a Jacobean mansion built on the site of a wooden Norman castle. The mansion was updated in Victorian times by the Luttrell family, and there is a watermill and underground reservoir on the estate. (more…)
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Mountfitchet Castle

Mountfitchet Castle

Essex
This modern reconstruction of a Norman motte-and-bailey wooden castle is built on the original site of such a structure that was built in 1066 by Robert Gernon. The reconstruction has been completed using authentic techniques, and consists of community buildings, weaponary, and workshops. (more…)
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Carisbrooke Castle

Carisbrooke Castle

Isle of Wight
Carisbrooke Castle, a motte-and-bailey style castle on the Isle of Wight, was built in 1100 by Richard de Redvers. During the English Civil War, King Charles I was held prisoner here. (more…)
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