Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

ROSE CASTLE


Rose Castle is the palace of the Bishops of Carlisle. The oldest part is Bishop Strickland's Tower which is a Pele tower erected in 1340 on the site of an earlier motte and bailey castle. It was badly damaged in the Civil War but was restored in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Not open to the public.


 

Directions
Just off the B5299, 8 miles south of Carlisle
Dalston, Carlisle CA5 7BZ

 



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