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"Discover the Majestic Fortifications Across the United Kingdom and Europe" Conisbrough Castle J910009

Background imageFortification Collection: UK, England, Northumberland, Embleton Bay, Embleton Bay Beach, Dunstanburgh Castle

UK, England, Northumberland, Embleton Bay, Embleton Bay Beach, Dunstanburgh Castle

Background imageFortification Collection: Launceston, 1909. Artist: JMW Turner

Launceston, 1909. Artist: JMW Turner
Launceston, 1909. From The Water-colours of J. M. W. Turner, text by W. G. Rawlinson and A. J. Finberg. [Avalon Press, London, 1909]

Background imageFortification Collection: Castle Tioram on the coastal island Eilean Tioram where River Shiel and Loch Moidart meet

Castle Tioram on the coastal island Eilean Tioram where River Shiel and Loch Moidart meet, at low tide on a sunny winter morning, Highlands, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Norman Keep, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Norman Keep, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Wroughton, Wiltshire US_7PH_GP_LOC209_V_5004

Wroughton, Wiltshire US_7PH_GP_LOC209_V_5004
WROUGHTON, Wiltshire. This vertical photograph (taken in 1944 by the US Army Air Force) shows Barbury Castle hillfort, RAF Wroughton (centre), and the village of Wroughton

Background imageFortification Collection: Portchester Castle engraving N110146

Portchester Castle engraving N110146
PORTCHESTER CASTLE, Hampshire. " An outside view of Portchester Castle in Hampshire. Dedicated to the Officers of the Militia

Background imageFortification Collection: Hurst Castle N071874

Hurst Castle N071874
HURST CASTLE, Hampshire. Aerial view of the castle showing its position on the spit

Background imageFortification Collection: Walmer Castle engraving N070832

Walmer Castle engraving N070832
WALMER CASTLE, Kent. North west view of Walmer Castle in the county of Kent by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck

Background imageFortification Collection: Clun Castle K060184

Clun Castle K060184
CLUN CASTLE, near Ludlow, Shropshire. General view of the castle showing its picturesque surroundings and extensive earthworks

Background imageFortification Collection: Warkworth Castle K040292

Warkworth Castle K040292
WARKWORTH CASTLE, Northumberland. Distant view of the castle from the South East with the River Coquet in the foreground

Background imageFortification Collection: Dartmouth Castle K021155

Dartmouth Castle K021155
DARTMOUTH CASTLE, Devon. View from entrance to Dart Estuary. Gun Tower 1481, North Gun Platform 1539-44, St. Petrox Church 1641

Background imageFortification Collection: Dover Castle J970025

Dover Castle J970025
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. Aerial view reconstruction drawing of the castle c1300 by Terry Ball (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageFortification Collection: Carisbrooke Castle donkey K030728

Carisbrooke Castle donkey K030728
CARISBROOKE CASTLE, Isle of Wight. A donkey

Background imageFortification Collection: St Mawes Castle J870402

St Mawes Castle J870402
ST MAWES CASTLE, Cornwall. View of the castle with the lighthouse of St. Anthonys Head in the distance

Background imageFortification Collection: August - the Chateau d Etampes, 15th century, (1939). Creator: Jean Limbourg

August - the Chateau d Etampes, 15th century, (1939). Creator: Jean Limbourg
August - the Chateau d Etampes, 15th century, (1939). Aout - Le Chateau D Etampes. Nobles ride out on a falconry expedition: the man on the right is a beater with long stick to flush out the game

Background imageFortification Collection: Portchester Castle DP184515

Portchester Castle DP184515
PORTCHESTER CASTLE, Hampshire.The Watergate and Roman Walls, seen from across the harbour. General view from the east

Background imageFortification Collection: Cardiff Castle, Bute Park, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Cardiff Castle, Bute Park, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Great Britain, Scotland, Perthshire, Pitlochry, Atholl Palace Hotel, view of loch

Great Britain, Scotland, Perthshire, Pitlochry, Atholl Palace Hotel, view of loch and woodland forest with castle in the distance

Background imageFortification Collection: Looking across Embleton Bay at sunrise towards the silhouetted ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle in

Looking across Embleton Bay at sunrise towards the silhouetted ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle in the distance and the vivid colours in the sky reflecting in the sea and wet sand, Embleton

Background imageFortification Collection: Harrows Scar, Cumbria J940482

Harrows Scar, Cumbria J940482
HADRIANs WALL: HARROWs SCAR, Cumbria. Reconstruction drawing by Alan SORRELL

Background imageFortification Collection: Old Oswestry Hill Fort N080553

Old Oswestry Hill Fort N080553
OLD OSWESTRY HILL FORT, Shropshire. Aerial view reconstruction drawing by Ivan Lapper of the fort in the Iron Age at the height of its occupation

Background imageFortification Collection: Hadrians Wall, Cawfields, Milecastle 42 K960046

Hadrians Wall, Cawfields, Milecastle 42 K960046
HADRIANs WALL: CAWFIELDS, Northumberland. Milecastle 42. General view

Background imageFortification Collection: Aerial image of Piel Castle (Fouldry Castle) (Fouldrey Castle)

Aerial image of Piel Castle (Fouldry Castle) (Fouldrey Castle), a concentric medieval fortification with a keep and three towers, Piel Island, Furness Peninsula, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, England

Background imageFortification Collection: Hadrians Wall Cawfields Milecastle J980019

Hadrians Wall Cawfields Milecastle J980019
HADRIANs WALL: CAWFIELDS, Northumberland. Cawfields Milecastle reconstruction drawing by Philip Corke. hadrian

Background imageFortification Collection: Hadrians Wall Winshields Milecastle N980002

Hadrians Wall Winshields Milecastle N980002
HADRIANs WALL: WINSHIELDS MILECASTLE, Northumberland. Aerial reconstruction of the milecastle in the snow by Philip Corke. hadrian

Background imageFortification Collection: Cynric fighting the Britons at Old Sarum in 552 AD J030101

Cynric fighting the Britons at Old Sarum in 552 AD J030101
OLD SARUM, Wiltshire. Cynric of Wessex fighting the Britons at Searobyrg (Old Sarum) in 552 AD. Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn, English Heritage Graphics Team

Background imageFortification Collection: Norham Castle K971958

Norham Castle K971958
NORHAM CASTLE, Northumberland. The keep and inner ward from the south-west, seen through the south curtain wall of the outer ward

Background imageFortification Collection: Beeston Castle N071626

Beeston Castle N071626
BEESTON CASTLE, Cheshire. View across trees up to the castle on the crag

Background imageFortification Collection: St Mawes Castle engraving N070781

St Mawes Castle engraving N070781
ST MAWES CASTLE, Cornwall. East view of St Maws Castle in the County of Cornwall by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck

Background imageFortification Collection: Berwick Castle J010066

Berwick Castle J010066
BERWICK CASTLE, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland. Reconstruction drawing of the West (white) wall and tower and Henry VIII fortifications by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageFortification Collection: Okehampton Castle K981215

Okehampton Castle K981215
OKEHAMPTON CASTLE, Devon. Motte and remains of keep & bailey buildings

Background imageFortification Collection: Dartmouth Castle K021151

Dartmouth Castle K021151
DARTMOUTH CASTLE, Devon. Gun tower 1481 & St. Petrox Church 1641 at harbour entrance

Background imageFortification Collection: Martello Tower, Slaughden N071131

Martello Tower, Slaughden N071131
MARTELLO TOWER, Slaughden, Suffolk. View towards the entrance of the quatrofoil, 19th-century defensive fort

Background imageFortification Collection: Portchester Castle J900007

Portchester Castle J900007
PORTCHESTER CASTLE, Hampshire. Reconstruction drawing of the Roman fort in AD 345 by Peter Dunn, English Heritage Graphics Team

Background imageFortification Collection: Bratton Camp & White Horse N070972

Bratton Camp & White Horse N070972
BRATTON CAMP AND WHITE HORSE, Westbury, Wiltshire. Aerial view. Below an Iron Age hill fort, enclosing a much earlier long barrow, stands the Westbury White Horse

Background imageFortification Collection: Pickering Castle J850150

Pickering Castle J850150
PICKERING CASTLE, North Yorkshire. Reconstruction drawing showing how the first wooden motte and bailey castle may have appeared in the early 12th century, by Ivan Lapper

Background imageFortification Collection: Maiden Castle N060316

Maiden Castle N060316
MAIDEN CASTLE. Dorset. Iron Age hill fort. View of ramparts to south east from the west

Background imageFortification Collection: Hadrians Wall N060772

Hadrians Wall N060772
HADRIANs WALL, Northumberland. General view of the wall with Milecastle 39. hadrian

Background imageFortification Collection: View of Portovenere village and harbour, Portovenere, La Spezia district, Liguria, Italy

View of Portovenere village and harbour, Portovenere, La Spezia district, Liguria, Italy

Background imageFortification Collection: Aerial dusk view over Saint Michaels Mount, Marazion, near Penzance, Cornwall

Aerial dusk view over Saint Michaels Mount, Marazion, near Penzance, Cornwall, England

Background imageFortification Collection: Saint Hugh of Lincoln and the Swan, 1912. Artist: Winifred Mary Letts

Saint Hugh of Lincoln and the Swan, 1912. Artist: Winifred Mary Letts
Saint Hugh of Lincoln and the Swan, 1912. Hugh of Lincoln (1135/40-1200), also known as Hugh of Avalon, was a French noble, Benedictine and Carthusian monk

Background imageFortification Collection: Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral, 28th September 1952. Artist: Lisa Sheridan

Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral, 28th September 1952. Artist: Lisa Sheridan
Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral, 28th September 1952

Background imageFortification Collection: Gothic tracery, decorated window, St. Hilarion Castle, crusader castle, overlooking sea and coast

Gothic tracery, decorated window, St. Hilarion Castle, crusader castle, overlooking sea and coast, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Cyprus, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: View over Chateau A L Etoc (Chateau Le Toc) and Saye Beach, Alderney, Channel Islands

View over Chateau A L Etoc (Chateau Le Toc) and Saye Beach, Alderney, Channel Islands, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Dunseverick Castle near the Giants Causeway, County Antrim, Ulster, Northern Ireland

Dunseverick Castle near the Giants Causeway, County Antrim, Ulster, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Tattershall Castle DD73_00173

Tattershall Castle DD73_00173
Tattershall Castle, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, 1857. Attributed to Henry D Taylor (b 1814), paper negative. A rare example of a fortified medieval house

Background imageFortification Collection: Ruins of King Kassapas Palace in front of the view from of Sigiriya Rock Fortress (Lion Rock)

Ruins of King Kassapas Palace in front of the view from of Sigiriya Rock Fortress (Lion Rock), UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, Asia

Background imageFortification Collection: First English Civil War: Siege of Lathom House, 1644

First English Civil War: Siege of Lathom House, 1644
Royalist stronghold Lathom House in Lancashire defies Parlimentarian pressure and raises the royal standard. The ensuing siege lasted three months, but was eventually lifted




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"Discover the Majestic Fortifications Across the United Kingdom and Europe" Conisbrough Castle J910009: Step back in time as you explore the formidable walls of Conisbrough Castle, a symbol of strength and power. Barnard Castle J860320: Marvel at the strategic location of Barnard Castle, perched high above the River Tees, offering unparalleled views and protection. Portchester Castle K991184: Immerse yourself in history at Portchester Castle, where Roman fortifications blend seamlessly with medieval architecture. Nunney Castle N061017: Admire the charming ruins of Nunney Castle, a small but mighty fortress nestled amidst picturesque surroundings. Iron-age British Camp hill fort and Malvern Hills in autumn, Great Malvern, Worcestershire: Witness nature's beauty while exploring an ancient hill fort on the stunning Malvern Hills during autumnal splendor. Dunnottar Castle outside Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland: Experience awe-inspiring coastal vistas from Dunnottar Castle's dramatic cliff-top perch - a true testament to Scotland's rich heritage. Roman latrine J000112: Uncover fascinating insights into daily life within Roman forts as you visit this well-preserved latrine - a unique glimpse into ancient hygiene practices. Steam train on Swanage Railway near Corfe Castle, Dorset: Travel back in time aboard a steam train through picturesque countryside to reach Corfe Castle - an enchanting journey filled with nostalgia. Carreg Cennen Castle near Llandeilo, Brecon Beacons National Park, Carmarthenshire: Be captivated by Carreg Cennen castle's rugged beauty as it stands proudly atop a limestone crag amidst breathtaking Welsh landscapes. Bamburgh Castle K021974: Behold one of Northumberland's most iconic landmarks - Bamburgh Castle, an imposing fortress overlooking the stunning North Sea coastline.