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Wakefield Tower is just one of the 21 towers which, together, form the Tower of London castle complex.

Wakefield Tower is just one of the 21 towers which, together, form the Tower of London castle complex.

The Great Tower at Dover Castle in Kent, England, was built by Henry II in the 12th century.

The Great Tower at Dover Castle in Kent, England, was built by Henry II in the century.

ST ETHELDRED’S CHURC

St Etheldred´s Church / London ~ The only surviving building from the reign of Edward I

Threave Castle is situated on an island in the River Dee, 2.5 km west of Castle Douglas, in the Region of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. It was the home of 'Black' Douglas Earls of Douglas from the late 14th century until their fall in 1455.

Threave Castle is situated on an island in the River Dee, km west of Castle Douglas, in the Region of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. It was the home of 'Black' Douglas Earls of Douglas from the late century until their fall in

This ruin of a 12th century castle in the grounds of a mansion, was built as a fortified palace and was in the ownership of the Church until the 16th century. Now a ruin in the grounds of the New Sherborne Castle. After withstanding two sieges during the Civil War, only the Southwest Gatehouse and parts of the castle, including the Great Tower and the North Range, now survive.

This ruin of a 12th century castle in the grounds of a mansion, was built as a fortified palace and was in the ownership of the Church until the 16th century. Now a ruin in the grounds of the New Sherborne Castle. After withstanding two sieges during the Civil War, only the Southwest Gatehouse and parts of the castle, including the Great Tower and the North Range, now survive.

Langley Castle is a restored medieval tower house, now operated as an hotel, situated in the village of Langley in the valley of the River South Tyne some 5 km south of Haydon Bridge, Northumberland, England.

Langley Castle is a restored medieval tower house, now operated as an hotel, situated in the village of Langley in the valley of the River South Tyne some 5 km south of Haydon Bridge, Northumberland, England.

The Castle is a medieval fortification in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, which gave the City of Newcastle its name. The most prominent remaining structures on the site are the Castle Keep, the castle's main fortified stone tower, and the Black Gate, its fortified gatehouse.

The Castle is a medieval fortification in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, which gave the City of Newcastle its name. The most prominent remaining structures on the site are the Castle Keep, the castle's main fortified stone tower, and the Black Gate, its fortified gatehouse.

'They had no choice' - Animals in War Memorial, Hyde Park, London.

The Animals in War Memorial is located on Park Lane : "This monument is dedicated to all the animals that served and died alongside British and allied forces in wars and campaigns throughout time".

Situated on a high rock, Nottingham Castle commands spectacular views over the city and once rivalled the great castles of Windsor and the Tower of London. Its history is chequered with sieges, murders and intrigue. Totally destroyed after the Civil War, the medieval castle was replaced by a magnificent ducal mansion in 1674. Then in 1875 it was converted into the first municipal museum and art gallery outside London.

Situated on a high rock, Nottingham Castle commands spectacular views over the city and once rivalled the great castles of Windsor and the Tower of London. Its history is chequered with sieges, murders and intrigue. Totally destroyed after the Civil War, the medieval castle was replaced by a magnificent ducal mansion in 1674. Then in 1875 it was converted into the first municipal museum and art gallery outside London.

Culloden Tower in Richmond, England, was built in 1746.  It was originally called the Cumberland Temple and was built to celebrate the victory of the Duke of Cumberland's army over Prince Charles Edward Stuart at Culloden Moor in April of that year.

Culloden Tower in Richmond, England, was built in It was originally called the Cumberland Temple and was built to celebrate the victory of the Duke of Cumberland's army over Prince Charles Edward Stuart at Culloden Moor in April of that year.

The White Tower, which gives the entire castle its name, was built by William the Conqueror in 1078, and was a resented symbol of oppression, inflicted upon London by the new ruling elite. The castle was used as a prison from 1100 (Ranulf Flambard) until 1952 (Kray twins), although that was not its primary purpose.

Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, more commonly known as the Tower of London, is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London, England.

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