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|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 ...||12/05/2009||389|
|Blaise Castle is an 18th century mansion house and estate near Henbury in Bristol (formerly in Gloucestershire), England. Blaise Castle was immortalised by being described as "the finest place in England" in Jane Austen's book Northanger Abbey (a remark uttered by the most annoying and worthless character in the novel, however).|
|Sudeley Castle is a castle located near Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England. It dates from the 10th century, but the inhabited portion is chiefly Elizabethan. The castle has a notable garden, which is designed and maintained to a very high standard. The chapel, St. Mary's Sudeley, is the burial place of Queen Catherine Parr (c. 1512ľ1548), the sixth wife of King Henry VIII, and contains her ma...||09/18/2009||211|
|Chillingham Castle, Northumberland. dates back to the 13th century and is widely said to be the most haunted place in england. you can actually stay overnight in haunted rooms within the castle.||01/18/2008||574|
|Described as the "Key to England" Dover Castle defended the shortest sea crossing between England and the continent for almost one thousand years.||03/26/2007||418|
|Broughty Castle is a historic castle in Broughty Ferry, Scotland, completed around 1495 Although the site may have been first fortified in 1454 when the fourth Earl of Angus received permission to build on the site. The main tower house forming the centre of the castle with four floors was built by Lord Gray who was granted the castle in 1490. ||07/16/2006||542|
|The Flambards Experience is a family owned amusement park in the town of Helston in Cornwall, England.|
The Flambards Experience (formally Flambards Village theme park) was founded in 1976 as the "Cornwall Aircraft Park" by Lt Cmdr Douglas Kingsford Hale MBE and his wife Audrey.
The Theme Park features a comination of live entertainment from children's celebrities s...
|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...||09/02/2006||416|
|Castle an Dinas is an Iron Age hillfort near St. Columb Major in Cornwall, UK and is considered one of the most important hillforts in the southwest of Britain. It dates from around the second to third century BCE and consists of three ditch and rampart concentric rings, 850 feet above sea level. During the early 1960s it was excavated by a team led by Dr. Bernard Wailes of the University of Pe...||12/12/2009||189|
|Corfe Castle situated in a gap in the Purbeck Hills in Dorset, England.|
The medieval castle guards the only easy route through the hills.
|Lieutenant James Gerald Marshall-Cornwall was commanding a tank when he was shot by a German sniper and buried on the spot. After the war the landowner gave the ground to the young officer's father, who requested that the grave site should not be disturbed. The CWGC erected a headstone on the soldier's grave, and the family added a memorial behind. This is the smallest military cemetery in Norm...||08/14/2009||304|
|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...