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A Motte and Bailey castle existed on the site on which Caernarfon Castle now stands. This was demolished to construct the new castle in 1283. The former castle was built in the late 11th century.

A Motte and Bailey castle existed on the site on which Caernarfon Castle now stands. This was demolished to construct the new castle in The former castle was built in the late century.

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Interpretive reconstruction illustrations produced for an exhibition opened at Tintagel Castle, Cornwall in July 2015. Description from bobmarshall.co.uk. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Interpretive reconstruction illustrations produced for an exhibition opened at…

Camelot? The Britons, who had been ruled by Romans, fought against the slowly encroaching Anglo-Saxons. This period of strife lasted for roughly two centuries after Rome left. In service to these martial needs, they rebuilt long-deserted Iron Age hill forts, occupied deserted Roman fortifications, and in some cases built new defenses. (Fortifications at Wroxeter, Shropshire circa 6th c - source: "British Forts in the Age of Arthur")

The Britons, who had been ruled by Romans, fought against the slowly…

medieval castles floor plans layout

Harlech Castle floor plans (In Wales, but still a REALLY good example of the probable environment and layout of Iverness)

Reconstruction drawing of an early monastery of Dubhlinn (black pool) before the arrival of the Vikings in 841 AD.

Ox Island, Ireland © DOE – Historic Environment Division (HED) (Artist: Philip Armstrong)

Medieval West Slavic gord (fortified settlement) in Spandau, disctrict of Berlin, Germany.

Medieval West Slavic gord (fortified settlement) in Spandau, disctrict of Berlin, Germany [source]

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Broch - Illustration by Mark Stacey - Artists in Cornwall UK

Medieval Castle Floor Plans | Floorplan for the Keep and first floor of Restormel Castle.

Floor plan for the keep and first floor of Restormel Castle, in Cornwall.

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