You are here: Home : Search : Search Results : Detailed Result
  |   Print  

ROCKINGHAM CASTLE

DESCRIPTION + /

Castle founded by William the Conqueror as a motte and bailey in 1066, (SP89SE34), rebuilt during the reign of Edward I as a residence and fortified in 1323. The castle started to fall into disrepair in 1485 and was subsequently rebuilt in the 16th century. During the Civil War the castle was fortified with a complex of earthworks and gun emplacements. The building was remodelled in 1660 and in the mid 19th century to designs by A Salvin. It is built of limestone ashlar with a Collyweston slate roof. Scheduled.

DETAIL + / -
MORE INFORMATION & SOURCES
+ / -
RELATED MONUMENTS + / -
MONUMENT TYPES + / -
COMMENTS + / -
Please help us keep our information accurate let us know if you see any errors on this page.

Further information about monuments may be obtained by contacting Archive Services, through the Historic England website.