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WINDSOR CASTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The castle was originally constructed as a motte and bailey, by William the Conqueror during the 1070s-80s, as part of a chain of defences designed to protect London. It comprises a motte with a large bailey on either side. Henry I used the castle as a royal residence and it became a palac...

WINDSOR CASTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The castle was originally constructed as a motte and bailey, by William the Conqueror during the 1070s-80s, as part of a chain of defences designed to protect London. It comprises a motte with a large bailey on either side. Henry I used the castle as a royal residence and it became a palac...

GARDYNERS HOSPITAL AND CHANTRY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This lesser hospital was founded in 1485 from a bequest in the will of John Gardyner dated 1472. His will provided for a priest to pay one penny per day to 4 almspeople, and for a chantry chapel in the adjacent Church of St Mary (qv). The almshouses stood at St Marys Gate to the East of Vi...