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Fortification Collection (#5)

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

Background imageFortification Collection: View of motte and bailey castle on limestone outcrop, Clitheroe Castle, Clitheroe, Lancashire

View of motte and bailey castle on limestone outcrop, Clitheroe Castle, Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, august

Background imageFortification Collection: Caernarfon Castle, Gwynedd, Wales (RF)

Caernarfon Castle, Gwynedd, Wales (RF)

Background imageFortification Collection: Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness, Highlands, Scotland

Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness, Highlands, Scotland

Background imageFortification Collection: Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Peel Castle at Dusk, St. Patricks Isle, Isle of Man

Peel Castle at Dusk, St. Patricks Isle, Isle of Man

Background imageFortification Collection: Kirby Muxloe Castle N061095

Kirby Muxloe Castle N061095
KIRBY MUXLOE CASTLE, Leicestershire. View of the Gatehouse and approach bridge

Background imageFortification Collection: Matello defence tower, Guernsey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom, Europe

Matello defence tower, Guernsey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Great Wall of China, UNESCO World Heritage Site, dating from Ming Dynasty, Jinshanling

Great Wall of China, UNESCO World Heritage Site, dating from Ming Dynasty, Jinshanling, Luanping County, Hebei Province, China, Asia

Background imageFortification Collection: Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Leinster, Republic of Ireland (Eire), Europe

Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Leinster, Republic of Ireland (Eire), Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Leeds Castle illuminated in evening mist, winter, near Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Leeds Castle illuminated in evening mist, winter, near Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Hurst Castle IC246_002

Hurst Castle IC246_002
HURST Castle, Hampshire. The Tudor fortress as it may have appeared at the time of completion in 1544. Reconstruction drawing by Drew Smith

Background imageFortification Collection: The siege of Paris in 845 by the Vikings with Ragnar Lodbrok at their head

The siege of Paris in 845 by the Vikings with Ragnar Lodbrok at their head
JLJ4641709 The siege of Paris in 845 by the Vikings with Ragnar Lodbrok at their head, Engraving 19th century by Unknown Artist

Background imageFortification Collection: Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England, UK

Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England, UK

Background imageFortification Collection: Alton Castle IC183_001

Alton Castle IC183_001
Alton Castle, Staffordshire. Reconstruction drawing, by Peter Dunn, showing soldiers and archers approaching the thirteenth century gatehouse

Background imageFortification Collection: Barnard Castle, 1909. Artist: JMW Turner

Barnard Castle, 1909. Artist: JMW Turner
Barnard Castle, 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: Peveril Castle DP175579

Peveril Castle DP175579
Peveril Castle, Market Place, Castleton, Derbyshire. Keep and Cavedale with Iron Age hillfort, Mam Tor, beyond. View from east

Background imageFortification Collection: Portchester Castle J940487

Portchester Castle J940487
PORTCHESTER CASTLE, Hampshire. Reconstruction drawing by Alan Sorrell of the castle as it might have appeared in the 15th century

Background imageFortification Collection: Black Carts Turret, Northumberland K850161

Black Carts Turret, Northumberland K850161
HADRIANs WALL: BLACK CARTS TURRET, Northumberland. View of turret and wall

Background imageFortification Collection: St Catherines Castle N071979

St Catherines Castle N071979
ST CATHERINEs CASTLE, Cornwall. Aerial view. One of a pair of small artillery forts built by Henry VIII n the 1530s to defend Fowey Harbour, consisting of two storeys with gun ports at ground level

Background imageFortification Collection: Fort Brockhurst N060992

Fort Brockhurst N060992
FORT BROCKHURST, Gosport, Hampshire. Aerial view of the brick fort built in the 1860s to defend Portsmouth Harbour

Background imageFortification Collection: Bonifacio at sunset time, the limestone cliff, Corsica Island, France

Bonifacio at sunset time, the limestone cliff, Corsica Island, France

Background imageFortification Collection: Beech and Oak (Frontispiece), from The Park and the Forest, 1841

Beech and Oak (Frontispiece), from The Park and the Forest, 1841

Background imageFortification Collection: Submission of Henry IV. At Canossa, (1077), 1890. Creator: Unknown

Submission of Henry IV. At Canossa, (1077), 1890. Creator: Unknown
Submission of Henry IV. At Canossa, (1077), 1890. Henry IV (1050-1106) King German King and Holy Roman Emperor, after being excommunicated

Background imageFortification Collection: Baconsthorpe Castle gatehouse IC201_003

Baconsthorpe Castle gatehouse IC201_003
Baconsthorpe Castle, Norfolk. Reconstruction drawing, by Jill Atherton, showing a cutaway of inner gatehouse from the south-east, as it appeared in the mid-15th century

Background imageFortification Collection: View from Cromwells Castle N090229

View from Cromwells Castle N090229
Cromwells Castle, Tresco, Isles of Scilly. View from upper level looking south west towards Bryher

Background imageFortification Collection: Windsor Castle, 1922. (1924). Artist: Dorothy Hutton

Windsor Castle, 1922. (1924). Artist: Dorothy Hutton
Windsor Castle, 1922. From The Studio Volume 88 [London Offices of the Studio, London, 1924.]

Background imageFortification Collection: Queen Margaret placing a paper crown on the head of the Duke of York, c1450-c1460 (18th century()

Queen Margaret placing a paper crown on the head of the Duke of York, c1450-c1460 (18th century(?)). Artist: Brown
Queen Margaret placing a paper crown on the head of the Duke of York, c1450-c1460 (18th century(?)). Margaret of Anjou (1430-1482), Queen Consort of Henry VI of England with Richard Plantagenet

Background imageFortification Collection: Beeston Castle, Cheshire, c1839, (1938). Artist: JMW Turner

Beeston Castle, Cheshire, c1839, (1938). Artist: JMW Turner
Beeston Castle, Cheshire, c1839, (1938). From A Catalogue of the Pictures and Drawings in the collection of Frederick John Nettleford, Volume IV, by C. Reginald Grundy and F. Gordon Roe

Background imageFortification Collection: Pembroke Castle, Wales, c1829. Artist: JMW Turner

Pembroke Castle, Wales, c1829. Artist: JMW Turner
Pembroke Castle, Wales, c1829. Painting held in The Holburne Museum of Art, Bath. From The Studio Volume 81. [London Offices of the Studio, London, 1921]

Background imageFortification Collection: Grand Entrance to the Temple of Luxor, 19th century. Artist: David Roberts

Grand Entrance to the Temple of Luxor, 19th century. Artist: David Roberts
Grand Entrance to the Temple of Luxor, 19th century. From Egypt and Nubia, Volume 1

Background imageFortification Collection: Bactrian Camel. Ukraine

Bactrian Camel. Ukraine
Bactrian Camel (Camelus Bactrianus) at the Genoese Fortress. Sudak. Autonomous Republic of Crimea. Ukraine

Background imageFortification Collection: Martello tower IC266_002

Martello tower IC266_002
Cut-away reconstruction drawing showing the internal arrangement of a typical two-storey Martello tower on the south-coast in the early 19th century, with soldiers drilling outside. Chris Evans, 1997

Background imageFortification Collection: Maiden Castle JEH_22044_027

Maiden Castle JEH_22044_027
Maiden Castle, Dorset. The largest Iron Age hillfort in Britain, currently managed by English Heritage. Photographed in September 1970 by Jim Hancock

Background imageFortification Collection: Parliament (Orszaghaz) through arches of Fishermens Bastion (Halaszbastya) at dusk

Parliament (Orszaghaz) through arches of Fishermens Bastion (Halaszbastya) at dusk, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Budapest, Hungary, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Chesters Roman Fort J900485

Chesters Roman Fort J900485
HADRIANs WALL: CHESTERS ROMAN FORT, Northumberland. Reconstruction drawing of aerial view of fort by Alan Sorrell

Background imageFortification Collection: Warwick Castle EPW001208

Warwick Castle EPW001208
WARWICK CASTLE, Warwickshire. Aerial view of the castle and River Avon in the foreground, with the church and town beyond. Photographed in 1920. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageFortification Collection: Pickering Castle J890155

Pickering Castle J890155
PICKERING CASTLE, North Yorkshire. Motte and bailey (wooden castle). Reconstruction drawing by Simon Hayfield

Background imageFortification Collection: Berry Pomeroy Castle N090754

Berry Pomeroy Castle N090754
BERRY POMEROY CASTLE, Devon. The Gatehouse from the South

Background imageFortification Collection: Carlisle Castle J950151

Carlisle Castle J950151
CARLISLE CASTLE, Cumbria. 1992 Aerial view. A reconstruction drawing by Terry Ball (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageFortification Collection: Peveril Castle N100487

Peveril Castle N100487
PEVERIL CASTLE, Derbyshire. Snow scene

Background imageFortification Collection: Pickering Castle K990251

Pickering Castle K990251
PICKERING CASTLE, North Yorkshire. View of Coleman Tower and Diate Hill Tower in the snow

Background imageFortification Collection: Hay cart and Kenilworth Castle BB81_02414

Hay cart and Kenilworth Castle BB81_02414
KENILWORTH CASTLE, Warwickshire. A Victorian hay cart at rest in front of the ivy-clad remains of Kenilworth Castle. A view resonant of Turner paintings

Background imageFortification Collection: Carlisle Castle N071938

Carlisle Castle N071938
CARLISLE CASTLE, Cumbria. Floodlit view of the Outer Gatehouse and Keep at night

Background imageFortification Collection: St Mawes Castle N071879

St Mawes Castle N071879
ST MAWES CASTLE, Cornwall. Aerial view of the castle

Background imageFortification Collection: Hadleigh Castle engraving N070813

Hadleigh Castle engraving N070813
HADLEIGH CASTLE, Essex. The North view of Hadleigh Castle in the county of Essex by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck, 1738

Background imageFortification Collection: Tower of London J920328

Tower of London J920328
TOWER OF LONDON. Aerial reconstruction drawing. Tower of London, late twentieth century by Terry Ball (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageFortification Collection: Housesteads Roman Fort N061000

Housesteads Roman Fort N061000
HADRIANs WALL: HOUSESTEADS FORT, Northumberland. Aerial view of the fort. hadrian

Background imageFortification Collection: Helmsley Castle J040007

Helmsley Castle J040007
HELMSLEY CASTLE, North Yorkshire. Reconstruction drawing by Philip Corke of the South Barbican in the 13th century




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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.