Bothal Castle

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Bothal Castle


Bothal

  • Description

    "The castle dates from the C14 when a licence to crenellate was granted to Sir Robert Bertram in 1343. It is assumed that he then built the gatehouse probably on the site of a former Norman motte. The castle was incorporated into a house that was built in the 1840s, occupying the position once taken by two towers. The gate tower and fragments of curtain wall are medieval, a good deal of which survives. The rest of the castle was built within the last sixty years and is used as a private residence and offices by the agent of the Duke of Portland forming part of the Welbeck estate." Photo by Mike Searle, 2013.
  • Owner

    Mike Searle
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3471713
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 5 months ago
    Viewed: 66 times
    Picture Taken: 2013-05-16
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