Castles & forts (15 pages found in this category)


Beeston Castle

Former royal castle built in the 1220s by Ranulf de Blondeville, 6th Earl of Chester, (1170–1232), on his return from the Fifth Crusade.

Castle Hill

Castle Hill is a scheduled ancient monument overlooking Huddersfield in Kirklees, West Yorkshire.

Cluny Castle

Originally built in about 1604 as a Z-plan castle, replacing either a house or small peel tower. Sited in the parish of Cluny, it is south of Monymusk and north of Sauchen in Aberdeenshire, north-east Scotland.

Crathes Castle

Classic Scottish tower house in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, built in the 16th century.

Dunham Castle

Early medieval moated motte and bailey castle just to the northwest of present-day Dunham Massey Hall in Greater Manchester, England.

Ellon Castle and gardens

Historic ruined castle remains, formerly Fortalice of Ardgith, focal point within a formal walled garden in Ellon

Inchdrewer Castle

16th-century tower house in the parish of Banff, Aberdeenshire, in the northeast of Scotland.

Mellor hill fort

Prehistoric site dating from the British Iron Age, situated on a hill in the village of Mellor, Greater Manchester, on the western edge of the Peak District.

Roundwood

Roundwood is a wooded peninsula on the River Fal in Cornwall, where there is evidence of occupation and settlement since at least the Iron Age.

Sandal Castle

Ruined medieval castle in Sandal Magna, Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. One of two castles built overlooking the River Calder, it was built by the Warrennes, the Earls of Surrey who were Lords of the Manor of Wakefield.