Historical Castles

Denbigh Castle

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Denbigh Castle is located in Denbighshire, Wales. A partial “Spur”-design, Denbigh Castle was constructed to counter the English advances of King Edward I (12 …

Craignethan Castle

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Constructed above The Nethan River near Crossford, Scotland – Craignethan Castle was constructed as a fortified Manor/Castle. Construction began in 1455 with a mind …

Bolsover Castle

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Located in Derbyshire, England – Bolsover Castle was built around the 11th Century. Featuring prominently during The Barons War, all three of King Henry II Sons use …

Wardour Castle

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Located in Tisbury, England – Wardour Castle was built possibly in the 11th Century. Documented in 1385, it was basically a fortified Manor House. Originally featur …

Santa Maria De Feira Castle

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Located in Averio, Portugal - Feira Castle dates to a Pagan Temple of the 7th Century. Later, a Christian shrine was erected. In 865 A.D. - a stone fortress was commissio …

St George Castle

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Regionally known as Sao Jorge, this Fortress is located in Lisbon. Portugal. Built by Moorsis Forces, a defensive structure of some sort has occupied the location as far …

Arundel Castle

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Arundel Castle is the ancestral home of The Dukes of Norfolk. Constructed in the 12th Century, it is an outstanding example of Medieval architecture. It is, as with most …

Castelo De Paderne

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Located in Albufeira, Portugal, Paderne Castle is located on the site of an Ancient Roman Fort of the 2nd Century. The site was eventually taken by The Moors during their …

Tutbury Castle

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One of Britain's most "Haunted" of Medieval Castles. Built in 1071 by Norman Lords, it has become a hotbed of some famous "Spooks". In fact, even in the nearby Town of Tu …

Castle Williams

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Castle Williams is a circular Fortress built between 1807 and 1811, on Governors Island - in New York Harbour. Name after the first Superintendent of The US Army Corp. of …