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    here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites Totnes Castle was first built as a motte and bailey castle by Judhael of Brittany shortly after the Norman Conquest in 1066 AD It is situated on high ground in close proximity to the River Dart and overlooks Totnes town which dates back to Saxon times In 1088 AD the Totnes estate passed to Roger de Nonant and in 1196 AD it passed to the de Braose family It is believed that Reginald de Braose was responsible for replacing the timber tower with a stone shell keep in around 1219 AD In 1230 AD the de Cantilipe family controlled the castle before being succeeded by the de la Zouche family in 1273 AD William de la Zouche was responsible for rebuilding much of the castle in about 1326 AD and this work forms most of the extant remains After the 14th century the condition of the castle gradually deteriorated The castle was later owned by the Edgecombes of Cothele and the Seymour family by whom it was placed in the guardianship of the Ministry of Works in 1947 This site is now in the

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    was thought to have replaced the house in the inner bailey after its conversion to a keep Throughout the 12th and 13th centuries the castle continued to be an important administrative centre but by 1397 it was derelict The estate was eventually acquired by Sir Edward Coke in 1615 in whose family in remains The castle was taken into state guardianship in 1929 and is currently opened to the public by English Heritage 2009 Read official list description Add to My Favourites Copyright English Heritage NMR Tower of London Tower Bridge and the Greater London Authority offices London Although the White Tower built in 1078 is Norman other parts of The Tower of London were added at various later dates It was the seat of government for the whole country during the medieval period Add to My Favourites Copyright English Heritage NMR Corfe Castle Dorset Corfe Castle was built after the Norman Conquest in the 11th century Improved by later Monarchs including Henry VIII who added additional walls towers and gatehouses the Castle remained in Royal possession until sold by Elizabeth 1st in the 16th century Its ruinous condition is largely the result of the Civil War when it was besieged and partially demolished by order of Parliament in 1646 The Castle is also believed to be the inspiration for Enid Blyton s Kirrin Castle Add to My Favourites Skyscan Balloon Photography Source English Heritage Photo Library Restormel Castle Lostwithiel Cornwall Built on a spur overlooking the River Fowey with an unusual circular keep circa 1100 Restormel Castle is one of the oldest and best preserved Norman motte and bailey castles in Cornwall Heavily defended by a 17 metre moat and artificially steepened foundation the castle was rebuilt in the 13th century by Edmund Earl of Cornwall for use as a residence The castle s condition is partly a result of its use a garrison in the Civil War This site is now in the care of English Heritage 2010 Add to My Favourites Copyright Crown copyright NMR Bodiam Castle East Sussex A view of Bodiam Castle looking across the moat The castle was built in the late 14th century after Sir Edward Dalyngridge was granted permission to build on the manor against possible French invasion in 1385 It was built to look like a strong medieval castle with round towers but was in fact designed more for show than strength Add to My Favourites Copyright Crown copyright NMR Pevensey Castle Pevensey East Sussex A Roman fort originally stood on this site After the Norman Conquest it was given to William the Conqueror s half brother By the end of the 11th century he had constructed a full scale Norman castle using the Roman walls It lay uninhabited from the 16th century This property is now in the care of English Heritage 2010 Add to My Favourites Copyright Crown copyright NMR Allington Castle Maidstone Kent Allington Castle surrounded by a moat It was originally a manor house until it was

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    East Anglia in 673 The monastery was laid waste by the Danes in 870 but 8 monks are said to have returned and founded a scular college minster It was refounded by Ethelwold Bishop of Winchester as a Benedictine abbey in 970 and dedicated to St Peter and the Blessed Virgin by Dunstan in 974 The building of the present church and monastic buildings was begun under Simeon the first

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    return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites A view across the rooftops towards Canterbury Cathedral The cathedral dates from 1070 with many subsequent alterations It is the seat of the first primate of England the Archbishop of Canterbury St Augustine founded a monastery here in 597 which was refounded as a Benedictine monastery in 997 The monastery was dissolved in 1540 but Canterbury

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    looking down towards the Cathedral The present building dates from circa 1180 when Bishop Gundulf rebuilt the Saxon cathedral The church was consecrated in 1130 In 1080 the secular canons were replaced by a priory of Benedictine monks Building and rebuilding continued until the surrender of the monastery in 1540 In the following year the cathedral was placed in the hands of a new secular body named the Dean and

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    Favourites A view of the former Benedictine priory from the river The Cathedral of St Peter was built around 680 A separate monastery of St Mary probably a double house was created in 743 In 969 Bishop Oswald began the construction of a new cathedral with the monks from both former houses By 977 it had been reformed to the Benedictine order The present cathedral church dates from 1084 The

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    Images Historic England Heritage Gateway Images of England PastScape NMR ViewFinder York Minster York York click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites A view of York Minster from the south Work on the gothic cathedral began in c 1220 under the Archbishop of York Walter de Gray Copyright Copyright Crown copyright NMR Reference nmr 4108 03 Location York York Date

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    to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites Cathedral and Cloisters begun in 1096 by Herbert de Losinga He bought land to found a Benedictine monastery in 1094 It has seen many later alterations The priory was dissolved in 1539 Some of the monastic building were destroyed but the church became a Reformation cathedral It had a dean six prebendaries and 16 canons

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