Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

HUNTINGDON CASTLE


HUNTINGDON CASTLE
Photo Gregg Archer

Originally constructed in 1068 in wood to guard the River Ouse, but it was probably rebuilt later in stone. It was destroyed at the end of the 12th century. The bailey and motte are now a small public park. A windmill was built on the motte in the 19th century but this has now been demolished.


Photo Gregg Archer Photo Gregg Archer Photo Gregg Archer

 

Directions
On the south side of the town, by the river and the A14

 



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