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probable and high likely the resting place of Owain Glyndwr ...

probable and high likely the resting place of Owain Glyndwr .

We love this autumnal image of Auchindoun Castle, believed to have been built by Thomas Cochrane in the late 15th-century.  It stands on a crest overlooking the River Fiddich, and can be accessed on foot from Dufftown which is about 2 miles away. The lonely location makes for a romantic vision of a medieval Scottish castle! #explore #travel #Scotland

We love this autumnal image of Auchindoun Castle, believed to have been built by…

Manor House Museum  in Ilkley, Yorkshire    		The Manor House is one of the oldest buildings in Ilkley and stands in  the Roman Fort of Olicana, which was abandoned in the late 4th/5th  century AD. Although the fort fell into ruins it occupied an important  site that also became the focus of Medieval Ilkley and it is to this  period of history that the earliest parts of the Manor House have been  dated.

Manor House Museum in Ilkley, Yorkshire The Manor House is one of the oldest buildings in Ilkley and stands in the Roman Fort of Olicana, which was abandoned in the late 4th/5th century AD. Although the fort fell into ruins it occupied an important site that also became the focus of Medieval Ilkley and it is to this period of history that the earliest parts of the Manor House have been dated.

Remains of a figure-of-eight shaped house, Cathair na BhFionnurach, Dingle, Co. Kerry. The site was occupied between the 6th and 13th centuries AD.

Remains of a figure-of-eight shaped house, Cathair na BhFionnurach, Dingle, Co. The site was occupied between the and centuries AD.

Penshurst Place, Kent - the huge medieval Baron's Hall. This is where Anne of Cleves lived after annulment from her marriage to King Henry VIII. The original medieval house is one of the most complete examples of 14th-century domestic architecture in England surviving in its original location.

Penshurst Place, Kent - the huge medieval Baron's Hall, where Anne of Cleves lived after annulment from her marriage to King Henry VIII.

Kettlethorpe    Actual medieval manor in which the real Katherine Swynford, 3rd wife of John of Gaunt and ancestress to the Tudor line, lived. She is the main character in Anya Seton's "Katherine."  This 14th cen. gateway and the cellars beneath the manor house are all that's left of the manor from her time.

Kettlethorpe Actual medieval manor in which the Katherine Swynford, wife of John of Gaunt and ancestor to the Tudor line (& me too) lived. gateway and the cellars beneath the manor house are all that's left of the manor from her time.

Harvington Hall. The ingenious Priest Hide in Dr Dodd’s Library. This hide, behind a swinging beam,  would once have been hidden by paneling, book shelves and book cupboard doors.  The priest-hides were built in the time of Humphrey Pakington, at the end of the 16th Century,   when it was high treason for a Catholic priest to be in England.

An ingenious Priest Hole in Dr Dodd’s Library at Harvington Hall, Chaddesley…

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