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|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||218|
|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||421|
|Built in XVIIth century, The old castle was pulled down in 1764 and a new one was erected and doubled in size at the same place in 1782.|
This new castle was pulled down again at the end of XIXth century and the place was forgotten for a while.
It then revived when a 3rd castle was built just nearby in 1849 for duke of UzÚs by architects Froelicher and ClÚment Parent. This new plac...
|Here's a group of placemarks for Haunted locations in and around Ontario Canada. The list is ever growing and will be updated in the future. Included are folders for each city/town and when possible a brief writeup on the history of the site and a photo.||11/04/2006||26,783|
|Nyk÷ping Castle in Nyk÷ping, Sweden, is a Mediaeval castle from the Birger Jarl era, partly in ruins. The castle is mostly known for the ghastly Nyk÷ping Banquet which took place here in 1317.|
|Corfe Castle situated in a gap in the Purbeck Hills in Dorset, England.|
The medieval castle guards the only easy route through the hills.
|This is the Whariwharangi Bay Hut in the north of the Abel Tasman National Park. It is said that the hut is haunted. The ghost is a soldier of Abel Tasman who was murdered by the Maori. This happend in Golden Bay formally known as Murder Bay.||01/23/2007||399|
|Great Britain - England East area castle - (to be added in related folder to "historical castles" file)||02/28/2006||300|
|Originally as a place of refuge for the inhabitants of the nearby knight's estate the castle construction was built at the end of the 12th century.|
From 1512 to 1519 the castle was converted into a Renaisance Water-surrounded castle and a moat and a huge water canal system was built.
|Great Britain - England East area castle - (to be added in related folder to "historical castles" file)||02/28/2006||243|
|In 1385, Edward Dalyngrigge, a future royal adviser and veteran of the wars with France, receipt the permission of the king to build a castle on its manor of Bodiam. The building which it built, although maintaining a ruin, is one of the castles most celebrated in England. It is visited each year by more than 170.000 people, and the images of its walls and turns, peacefully reflected in water o...||12/28/2005||246|