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Castle Hill, Cambridge

Castle Hill, Cambridge

The motte and bailey castle was constructed in 1068, and rebuilt in stone in the 12th century. Now only the motte remains as the stone was removed for college buildings.
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Trematon Castle, Plymouth

Trematon Castle, Plymouth

Soon after the Conquest in 1066, the Normans built a motte-and-bailey castle in a commanding position 2 kilometers south-east of Trematon village.
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Launceston Castle in Launceston, Cornwall

Launceston Castle in Launceston, Cornwall

The castle is a Norman motte and bailey earthwork castle raised by Robert, Count of Mortain, half-brother of William the Conqueror shortly after the Norman conquest, possibly as early as 1067. It became the administrative headquarters for the great Earls of Cornwall where they could control the vast estates that they owned throughout the area. The castle remained with little development, apart ...
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Raglan Castle

Raglan Castle

Raglan Castle (Welsh: Castell Rhaglan) is a significant late medieval castle located just north of the village of at Raglan in the county of Monmouthshire in south east Wales. Its origins lie in the 12th century but the ruins visible today date from the 15th century and later. It is likely that the early castle followed the motte-and-bailey design of most castles of this period and location and...
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Castle Keep, Newcastle

Castle Keep, Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne's Castle Keep (54░58′08″N, 1░36′38″W) was built by order of King Henry II of England between 1168 and 1178. The keep stands on a site of an earlier Motte-and-bailey castle begun by Robert Curthose, the son of William the Conqueror, in 1080. Prior to this, it was a cemetery belonging to the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Monkchester, and before that the sit...
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Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle

A Norman castle was built here in 1093 on the ruins of a Roman fortification. A motte was raised, topped by a wooden fort.
In the 12th century a twelve sided stone keep was built and a band of red stone separates the Roman and Norman stonework. The eldest son of William the Conqueror, Robert, was held captive at the castle by his youngest brother Henry I, and died here in 1134. In 1...
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Castle ruin Neideck

Castle ruin Neideck

The Castle Neideck was first mentioned in 1219
It was one of the biggest German castle complexes in that time.
On September the 14th in 1347, the lord of the castle, Konrad von Schluesselberg, was killed by an enemy and teh castle was destoyed
Today it is one of the most familiar emblems of the Frankonian Switzerland
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Kaunas Castle

Kaunas Castle

Kaunas Castle is considered the oldest castle in Lithuania. About a third of the castle survives today.

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Kaunas Castle is located in Kaunas, Lithuania. Archeological evidence suggests that it was originally built during the mid-14th century, in the Gothic style. Its site is strategic ľ a rise on the banks of the Nemunas River near its confluence with...
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Akershus Castle, Oslo

Akershus Castle, Oslo

Dating from 1299, this Medieval castle and Royal Residence developed into a fortress in 1592 after which it was rebuilt into a renaissance castle 1637-1648. Here you can see magnificent halls, the Castle church, the Royal Mausoleum and models of the castle. Government's Reception Rooms and Banqueting Halls.
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Castle Linn

Castle Linn

The castle Linn is a water castle in the Krefelder quarter Linn. First, there was only one tower in the 12. century. To in 14. Century the castle was continuously extended. In the year 1702 the castle was completely destroyed by Prussian troops.
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St. Olafs Castle, Savonlinna

St. Olafs Castle, Savonlinna

Olavinlinna (known as Olofsborg in Swedish, which is St. Olaf's Castle in English) is a 15th century castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the world's most northern medieval stone castle. It was founded by Erik Axelsson Tott in 1475 under the name Sankt Olofsborg as an effort to protect Savonia and control the unstable border between the Kingdom of Sweden and its Russian adversary. The c...
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Sonderborg Castle, Als

Sonderborg Castle, Als

S°nderborg Castle is a Baroque four-wing palace and home of the S°nderborg Castle Museum. The castle is renowned for being the prison of the former King Christian II, who after his dethronement was held prisoner of state here for 17 years.
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