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Old 03-24-2014, 04:23 PM
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Middleham Castle

Approximately between 1150 to 1170, Robert FitzRanulph built a square keep at Middleham in North Yorkshire.
At Middleham, the keep was built close to an earlier castle.
The earlier castle was an earthwork motte-and-bailey fortification.
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Old 03-24-2014, 04:26 PM
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The keep's two storeys were constructed above a vaulted basement with two wells.
The ground floor was occupied by a large kitchen and an extensive cellar-pantry.
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Old 03-24-2014, 04:30 PM
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From 1270 onward, Middleham Castle was owned by the Neville family.
The castle's four towers were built and gradually developed in stages from the 13th to the 15th centuries.




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In the late 14th century, Ralph Neville, created Earl of Westmoreland by King Richard II, constructed a series of residential chambers within the castle's thick curtain wall to supplement the accommodation provided in the keep.

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Old 03-24-2014, 04:51 PM
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Middleham Castle passed to King Edward IV.
Edward gave Middleham Castle to his brother Richard, the Duke of Gloucester.
Richard and his wife Anne lived in Middleham Castle. They lived in the castle with their son, Prince Edward and Anne's mother, the Countess of Warwick.
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here is a few pictures

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/c...ham_castle.jpg

http://www.everycastle.com/images/Mi...tle%20view.jpg

I like this one because you can see it in relation to the local people, as it would have been when Richard and Anne lived there
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A digital reconstruction of the castle

http://www.lostincastles.com/storage...=1369669833481
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RoyalDaisy, Thank you for the fantastic photographs!!


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Alan Rufus, who built the wooden motte-and-bailey castle, was a nephew of William the Conqueror.
Alan was known as Alan the Red.
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