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SHERBORNE OLD CASTLE

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

Sherborne Old Castle was built as a fortified bishops palace and castle during the early 12th century on top of a natural knoll in the Yeo Valley. Its centre block of buildings were constructed of local stone, using a rubble core with Ham Hill ashlar facing. This was surrounded by a curtai...

HERTFORD CASTLE

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

Motte and bailey castle, late 11th century and later. The Anglo-Saxon chronicle mentions a burh founded by Edward the Elder in 913, which may be on the site of the castle. Saxon pottery has been found on the site.

BROMHAM HOUSE

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Said to have been built by Edward Baynton temp Henry VIII from the ruins of Devizes Castle, the house was destroyed in 1645. Only a fragment survived in 1859, the site occupyed by Bromham House Farm. A rampart of earth called The Battery surrounded the buildings and fishponds named The Moa...

DENVER HALL

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

A late 16th century Gatehouse at Denver Hall. Brick with plain tiled gable roof.

JESUS COLLEGE

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Founded 1571, the only Oxford college to date from the Elizabethan period. The earliest parts are 16th century.

BRAMSHOTT PLACE

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

Site of 16th century Manor House. The gatehouse was c.1575. Replaced by the Bramshott Place Sanatorium, later King Georges Hospital, c1909-37. Now in use as offices.

DRAYTON HOUSE

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

Great house which was granted a licence to crenellate in 1328. Altered at various times through the 15th to the early 20th centuries. Much of the west part of the house was rebuilt and the hall refronted in 1702 to designs by William Talman. Now a courtyard plan, of two and three storeys,...

SCALES HALL

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

Partly fortified house with extensions and barn. Late 15th or early 16th century with 17th century and 19th century additions and alterations. Late 16th century barn, possibly a bastle derivative. Thick walls of large blocks of pink sandstone, with ext

LUDLOW CASTLE

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

Ludlow Castle, situated on its rocky promontory over the river Teme, is one of the great Welsh border castles, and its extensive remains span the entire medieval period. It was begun about 1085 by Roger de Lacy, but the round Norman chapel, one of the earliest chapels in the county, was bu...

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

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