Templar Castles In England[1]


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Templar Castles In England[1]

  1. 1. Templar castles in England Lluís Maronda
  2. 2. Canterbury Castle <ul><li>Canterbury Castle was one of the three original Royal castles of Kent (the other two being Rochester Castle and Dover Castle). They were all built soon after the Battle of Hastings, on the main Roman road from Dover to London. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Dover Castle <ul><li>Dover Castle is situated at Dover, Kent and has been described as the &quot;Key to England&quot; due to its defensive significance throughout history. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rochester Castle <ul><li>Rochester Castle stands on the east bank of the River Medway, in Rochester, Kent. It is one of the best-preserved castles of its kind in the UK. There has been a fortification on this site since Roman times (c AD43), though it is the keep of 1127 and the Norman castle which can be seen today. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Leeds Castle <ul><li>Leeds Castle, four miles (6.5 km) southeast of Maidstone, Kent, England, dates back to 1119, though a manor house stood on the same site from the ninth century. The castle and grounds lie to the east of the village of Leeds, Kent, which should not be confused with the far bigger and more well-known city of Leeds in West Yorkshire. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Alnwick Castle <ul><li>Alnwick Castle is a castle and stately home in Alnwick, Northumberland, England, UK and the residence of the Duke of Northumberland, built following the Norman conquest, and renovated and remodelled a number of times. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Prudhoe Castle <ul><li>Prudhoe Castle is a ruined medieval English castle situated on the south bank of the River Tyne at Prudhoe, Northumberland, England. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a Grade I listed building. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Morphet Castle <ul><li>Morpeth Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a Grade I listed building at Morpeth, Northumberland, in northeast England.The original motte and bailey dating from the 11th century was destroyed about 1215. A new castle was built in the bailey of the original in the 1340s, but little of that structure survives apart from parts of the curtain wall and the much altered gatehouse. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Bamburgh Castle <ul><li>Bamburgh Castle is an imposing castle located on the coast at Bamburgh in Northumberland, England. It is a Grade I listed building. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Colchester Castle <ul><li>Colchester Castle in Colchester, Essex is an example of a largely complete Norman castle. It is a Grade I listed building. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Conwy Castle <ul><li>Conwy Castle is a castle in Conwy, on the north coast of Wales. It was built between 1283 and 1289 during King Edward I's second campaign in North Wales. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Nottingham Castle <ul><li>Nottingham Castle is a castle in Nottingham, England. It is located in a commanding position on a natural promontory known as &quot;the castle rock&quot;, with 130 foot cliffs to the south and west. </li></ul>
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