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LINCOLN CASTLE

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Lincoln Castle was built by order of William I in the late 11th century. It consists of a double motte and bailey in an excellent state of preservation. The westernmost motte has a shell keep known as Lucy Tower. Inside the Keep there is an old disused burial ground. The bailey is surrounded by a large curtain wall containing two gateways and an angle bastion on the north east known as Cobb Hall. A gateway on the east side is the principal entrance to the castle.

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