Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle


25 October 2010

Carlisle, Cumbria

NY 39636 56099 54.89594°N, 2.94272°W

Further Information

Built to defend the border between Scotland and England, Carlisle Castle changed hands many times in its history. A motte and bailey castle was constructed in 1093 under William II of England and in 1122 Henry I of England built a stone castle on the site. The walls and stone keep were later completed under David I of Scotland.

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Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle

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