Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

SPOFFORTH CASTLE


SPOFFORTH CASTLE
Photo Duncan Spofforth

A 13th century manor house fortified in 1308 of which only a small part remains, including the Great Hall which uses a rocky outcrop as one of its walls. The curtain walls and gatehouse have vanished after it was allowed to decay in the 17th century.

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Photo Luc Hermans Photo Luc Hermans Photo Luc Hermans Photo Luc Hermans

 

Directions
Off the A661, 3 miles north west of Wetherby
Spofforth, North Yorkshire HG3 1ND

 



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