Bamburgh Castle

Northumberland                       Photos by Hetty

3rd June 2019          Bamburgh Castle website – a member of Historic Houses Association

This is a huge castle by the sea that was restored by the Victorian engineer William Armstrong. Once a royal fortress, it was damaged in the Wars of the Roses and was a ruin by the 1600s

Medieval clock tower

12th century keep

This tower was a windmill, built in the 18th century

Model of the 1700s restoration

The Kings Hall, reconstructed in the 19th century

Armour in the keep

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