Castle Hill Levington

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    "Castle Hill is an early 12th century earth and timber ringwork fortress, founded by Robert de Brus. Commanding the end of a steep bluff formed by the River Leven, there is no signs of an attached bailey on the level plateau to the west. In 1158 after the Anarchy, in the reign of King Stephen, Adam de Brus was possibly forced to dismantle the castle. Acquired by Nicholas de Meynel in the late 13th century, a timber hall was built on the site, which was occupied until the end of the 14th century. Encasing the large inner platform, is an extremely strong circular earthen breastwork and a wide outer ditch extends....."
  • Owner

    Castleuk.net
  • Source

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.castleuk.net/castle_lists_north/93/levington.html
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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