Bridgnorth Castle Ruins

Bridgnorth Castle Ruins

Photograph taken of Bridgnorth Castle Ruins,  August 2016, Bridgnorth, Shropshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Nikon 18-55mm lens.

This is all that remains of Bridgnorth Castle, a rather precarious leaning ruin of masonry, which tilts 4 times the angle of the Tower of Pisa. The castle was built in the 12th century, and what remains is a square Norman tower keep and fragments of curtain wall. The castle was already in ruins by Henry VIII’s reign, and the main keep survived until 1646 when Cromwell had it destroyed as it had been used as a Royalist stronghold.

Please also see my ‘Part of The Puzzle’ post.


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