Ruins of Corner Tower at Brougham Castle (view from the Keep)

  • Description

    "Brougham Castle is a mediæval building about 2 miles to the south-east of Penrith at the site, near the confluence of the rivers Eamont and Lowther, which had earlier been chosen by the Romans for a fort called Brocavum. The castle is scheduled as an Ancient Monument, along with the fort, as "Brougham Roman fort and Brougham Castle"(Historic England List entry Number: 1007186 ). The castle was founded by Robert de Vieuxpont in the early 13th century. It was bequeathed to the Ministry of Works in the 1930s and is today maintained by its successor, English Heritage." Photo by David Dixon, 2016.
  • Owner

    David Dixon
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Edmund Anon
    Last modified: 4 years, 5 months ago
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    Picture Taken: 2016-08-09
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