Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

SCARBOROUGH CASTLE


SCARBOROUGH CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

Construction of the stone walls started in 1136 on a Roman site with the 100 foot high keep added in the late 12th century. The keep was half demolished in 1649 after the Civil War. The 18th century barracks that had been added were destroyed in 1914 by German naval action.

Managed by English Heritage.


Photo Steve Holland Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan
Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
On the cliff at the south end of the sea front
Castle Rd, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1HY

 



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