English Heritage - Dunstanburgh Castle

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Built on the most magnificent scale, Dunstanburgh Castle stands on a remote headland in Northumberland. The castle was built at a time when relations between King Edward II and his most powerful baron, Earl Thomas of Lancaster, had become openly hostile. Lancaster began the fortress in 1313, and the latest archaeological research indicates that he built it on a far grander scale than was originally recognised, perhaps more as a symbol of his opposition to the king than as a military stronghold.

Category: Specialized
Tel.: +441665576231
Address: Dunstanburgh Road, NE66 3TT Alnwick, England, United Kingdom
Website: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/dunstanburgh-castle/


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