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ASKERTON CASTLE

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House, formerly a northern quadrangular castle. Early 14th century tower house, altered in the 15th century. Late 15th and early 16th century additions for Thomas, Lord Dacre, with further additions of the late 16th century. A curtain wall was constructed in the early 16th century to enclose the rear courtyard, within which stands the 16th century hall and barrack block. Further alterations were carried out in the 19th century by Anthony Salvin and in 1922 by Edmond Warre.

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