Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

CONISBOROUGH CASTLE


CONISBOROUGH CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

A wooden Norman structure replaced with an unique 90 foot 1180-90 keep. This is cylindrical in shape and has 6 strengthening buttresses. It fell into decay in the 15th century but the keep and part of the walls still stand.

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Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
Off the A630, 5 miles west of Doncaster
Castle Hill, Conisbrough, South Yorkshire DN12 3BU

 



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