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Barden Tower
near Drebley, North Yorkshire
Barden Tower
Barden Tower is located in Barden, about 3 miles from Bolton Abbey, in North Yorkshire, England. The building is rectangular with an L-shaped addition to the south-east corner. The main house is three storeys tall. The tower used to have a courtyard... Read more >
Bolton Castle
Castle Bolton, North Yorkshire
Bolton Castle
Bolton Castle is located in the village of Castle Bolton in Wensleydale inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The castle is built as a quadrangle with accommodation along each side and a tower at each corner. The single entrance to the courtyard... Read more >
Cliffords Tower
York, North Yorkshire
Cliffords Tower
Clifford's Tower (also known as York Castle) is located in the city of York, England. The remains of a 13th century keep known as Clifford's Tower, and parts of the curtain wall stand on the site. The keep was two stories high with a central stone... Read more >
Conisbrough Castle
Conisbrough, South Yorkshire
Conisbrough Castle
Conisbrough Castle is located in the town of Conisbrough near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. The most impressive feature of the ruins is the hundred foot high circular keep supported by six buttresses giving it a star shaped cross section - it... Read more >
Helmsley Castle
near Helmsley, North Yorkshire
Helmsley Castle
Helmsley Castle is situated in the market town of Helmsley on the outskirts of the North Yorkshire Moors. The medieval ruins of Helmsley Castle are surrounded by banks and huge double ditch cut from solid rock.
The site is surrounded by a low... Read more >
Knaresborough Castle
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Knaresborough Castle
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Middleham Castle
near Middleham, North Yorkshire
Middleham Castle
Middleham Castle is situated 2 miles south of Leyburn, near the edge of the Yorkshire Dales in Wensleydale. Although the castle is in ruins most of the large walls are still intact and consists of a two storey Norman keep with turrets at each corner... Read more >
Pickering Castle
Pickering, North Yorkshire
Pickering Castle
Pickering Castle is situated on the edge of the North York Moors in the town of Pickering, 15 miles from Scarborough in the north of England. The ruins of Pickering Castle are in varying stages of decay although parts have been well restored and the... Read more >
Richmond Castle
Richmond, North Yorkshire
Richmond Castle
Richmond Castle is set on a wooded slope overlooking the River Swale, in the market town of Richmond, in the north of England. The castle is reputed to be one of the finest examples of a Norman building in England, with the most well preserved part... Read more >
Scarborough Castle
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Scarborough Castle
Scarborough Castle perches 250 feet above sea level, high on the headland overlooking the seaside town of Scarborough. The ruins of the castle are almost inaccessible as they are surrounded by rocky cliffs but to the west visitors enter the site... Read more >
Skipsea Castle
near Skipsea, East Riding of Yorkshire
Skipsea Castle
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Skipton Castle
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Skipton Castle
Skipton Castle is situated in the town centre of Skipton, 18 miles north west of Bradford in the north of England. Skipton Castle is a well preserved medieval castle surrounded by an outer curtain wall. The entrance to the site is through a... Read more >
Spofforth Castle
near Spofforth, North Yorkshire
Spofforth Castle
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