Rose Castle

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Rose Castle


  • Description

    "Rose Castle is the palace of the Bishops of Carlisle, and although not open to the public, may be viewed from the nearby road, or the public footpath from Rosebank to Raughton Head. Although it looks Victorian, it has parts dating from many centuries, the oldest being the pele tower – Strickland’s Tower, of 1340, which is probably built on the site of an earlier Motte and Bailey. Originally the castle was built round four sides of a central courtyard...."
  • Owner

    Visit Cumbria
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Edmund Anon
    Last modified: 3 years, 8 months ago
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