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Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland

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Bamburgh Castle is situated on a rock outcrop in the sand dunes
 
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Bamburgh Castle is situated on a rock outcrop in the sand dunes
 
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Bamburgh Castle is situated on a rock outcrop in the sand dunes
 
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Bamburgh Castle from the beach
 
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Bamburgh Castle from the beach
 
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Bamburgh Castle from the beach
 
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Bamburgh Castle from the beach
 
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Bamburgh Castle from the beach
 
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Bamburgh Castle barbican
 
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Bamburgh Castle barbican
 
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Bamburgh Castle is situated on a rock outcrop in the sand dunes
 
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Clifford's Tower, York

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East side of keep
 
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South-East side of keep showing mound
 
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West side of keep
 
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West side of keep
 
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Information
 
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Information
 
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Helmsley Castle

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Introduction
 
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Proximity of castle to town
 
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Artist's impression
 
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13th Century keep
 
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13th Century keep
 
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Keep (left) and range, renovated in Tudor times (right)
 
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Keep (left) and range (right)
 
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Keep (left) and range (right)
 
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Keep (left) and range (right)
 
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Keep (left) and range (right)
 
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Foreshortened view from walled garden
 
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Keep
 
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Interior of keep
 
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Interior of keep
 
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Interior of keep
 
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Keep and earthen defences
 
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Keep and earthen defences
 
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Keep and earthen defences
 
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Moats around the castle
 
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Keep and earthen defences
 
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Keep and earthen defences
 
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Keep and earthen defences
 
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Keep
 
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Keep
 
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Keep and earthen defences
 
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Knaresborough Castle

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Keep
 
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Keep
 
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Door arch
 
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Door arch
 
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Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island, Northumberland

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Lindisfarne Castle is situated on a rock outcrop on Holy Island
 
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Lindisfarne Castle through a window of the abbey on Holy Island
 
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Lindisfarne Castle through a window of the abbey on Holy Island
 
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Lindisfarne Castle is situated on a rock outcrop on Holy Island
 
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Lindisfarne Castle looking north,across the sea from Bamburgh
 
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Peveril Castle, Castleton, Derbyshire

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The keep, high on a hill above Castleton
 
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The keep, high on a hill above Castleton
 
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Looking from the castle walls down into Cavedale
 
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The keep, high on a hill above Castleton
 
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View of Castleton from the outer walls
 
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The walls are very thick
 
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View of Castleton from the outer walls
 
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The garderobe
 
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Facing stones on the keep
 
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Cavedale forms a natural defence
 
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Roofline inside the keep
 
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Widows facing north in the keep
 
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View of Castleton from the outer walls
 
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Spiral staircase in the keep
 
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The keep had several floors
 
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Roofline inside the keep
 
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The keep interior, explanation
 
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Scarborough Castle

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Scarborough castle from harbour
 
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Scarborough castle keep
 
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Entrance bridge over defensive gully
 
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Entrance bridge detail
 
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South bay through defensive slit in the outer wall
 
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Tower of London

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Tower of London
 
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Tower of London, old wall
 
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The Tower from across the Thames
 
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The Tower from across the Thames
 
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The Tower from across the Thames
 
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Traitor's Gate
 
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Tower Bridge from the Tower
 
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Re-created interior in the medieval Palace
 
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Re-created interior in the medieval Palace
 
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The Jewel House
 
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The Jewel House
 
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The White Tower
 
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The White Tower
 
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The White Tower
 
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Gun and cast iron carriage
 
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Torturer's tool, the Scavenger's Daughter
 
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The block and axe
 
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St John's Chapel
 
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A model of the Tower of London as it was c1547
 
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King Henry VIII's armour
 
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King Henry VIII's armour
 
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Part of henry VIII's navy
 
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Triple barrel gun
 
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Sir Walter Raleigh's room in the Bloody Tower
 
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Sir Walter Raleigh's room in the Bloody Tower
 
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Sir Walter Raleigh's room in the Bloody Tower
 
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The Queen's house and other buildings around Tower Green
 
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The Queen's house and other buildings around Tower Green
 
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Yeoman Warder
 
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Yeoman Warder
 
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Warkworth Castle, Northumberland

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The Gatehouse
 
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The keep and surrounding walls
 
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Slit windows in the Gatehouse
 
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The Keep from the Inner Bailey
 
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The Lion Tower
 
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Outer walls
 
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Outer walls
 
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Looking east to the river Coquet
 
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The Lion Tower from the Keep
 
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The Lion Tower
 
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The entrance to the Keep
 
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The entrance to the Keep
 
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The castle on top of the Mott
 
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Percy family crest on the Lion Tower
 
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The castle dominates the town
 

General

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View from a window
 
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Spiral staircase
 
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Spiral staircase
 
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Looking out on a courtyard
 
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Spiral staircase
 
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Steps into a room
 

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