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Richmond Castle, Yorkshire

Richmond Castle, Yorkshire

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Published by H.M.S.O in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby the late Sir Charles Peers.
SeriesAncient monuments and historic buildings series
ContributionsPeers, Charles, Sir, 1868-1952., Great Britain. Ministry of Works.
The Physical Object
Pagination18p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18177021M

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History of Richmond Castle. Richmond Castle is the best-preserved example of an early Norman castle in England. Probably begun in the s by Alan Rufus, who had fought at the Battle of Hastings, it was expanded in the 12th century by his great-nephew Conan, who built the keep. All reviews market place north yorkshire monument imposing dominated town freddiedoncaster wrote a review Apr doncaster 1, contributions 1, helpful votes/5(15).

In the civil parish of Richmond. In the historic county of Yorkshire. Modern Authority of North Yorkshire. county of North Yorkshire. Medieval County of Yorkshire North Riding. OS Map Grid Reference: NZ Latitude ° Longitude ° Richmond Castle has been described as a certain Masonry Castle. There are major building. By the late 14th century Richmond Castle had fallen out of use, and by it lay partly in ruins. In the mid 19th century it was used as a barracks by the North Yorkshire Militia, and from it was the home of Robert Baden-Powell, later to found the Boy Scouts, .


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Situated in the centre of town, and a short stroll from the Market Square, Richmond Castle is an impressive and historic structure. It comes under the control of English Heritage, so has all the expected information boards, and is well worth a visit/5().

Tower Street, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4QW With its Richmond Castle views of the Yorkshire Dales, Richmond Castle fully deserves its place as one of the finest tourist attractions in North Yorkshire.

The castle was originally built to subdue the unruly North of Richmond Castle and is one of the greatest Norman fortresses in on: Tower Street, Richmond, DL10 4QW, North Yorkshire.

Altberg Richmond Walking & Book Festival Big Bookshop Party Day. Browse our online Christmas catalogue. Chris Park book signing. Chris Park Signing. Christmas Countdown. Christmas is coming Emma Chapman to visit Castle Hill Saturday July19th. Indie Bookshop Crawl. Joanna Trollope meets the Soldiers' Wives.

Juliet Barker at Castle Hill. Castle Hill Bookshop, Richmond, United Kingdom. likes. Small, local, independent bookshop selling new books to the Yorkshire Dales and beyond.5/5.

Feb 2, - Explore realyorkshire's board "Richmond Richmond Castle Richmond Castle", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Richmond castle, Castle and North yorkshire pins. The Richmond Sixteen were a group of "absolutist" British conscientious objectors during the First World ipted into the British Army inthey refused to undertake even non-combatant military duties.

Brought together at Richmond Castle, Yorkshire, most not knowing each other previously, they were transported to France, where they were court-martialled and formally sentenced to be. Richmond Castle in Richmond, North Yorkshire, England, stands in a commanding position above the River Swale, close to the centre of the town of Richmond.

It was originally called Riche Mount,'the strong hill'. The castle was constructed from onwards as part of the Norman Conquest of Saxon England as the Domesday Book of refers to'a castlery' at Richmond in that year.

William the. Built in the late eleventh century, Richmond Castle was one of the first stone built fortifications raised by the Normans. Its garrison opposed the King in the First Barons' Wars resulting in an attack by Royalist forces.

After the fourteenth century the castle was allowed to decay but in the site was used as a base for the militia and later the Non-Combatant Corps. Richmond Castle 10k Richmond Town Hall, Market Place, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4QL.

Scan this QR code to open the event location on your smart device. You can then use sat nav on google maps to guide you to the race. Castle Hill Bookshop, Richmond. “We are based in a truly stunning little dales town, Richmond, which is very popular with walkers,” says Wendy Patch, who Author: Anita Sethi.

Set right at the heart of Richmond, a charming Georgian market town on the borders of Wensleydale and Swaledale. The back garden rises up to meet the outer walls of Richmond Castle and the front door of the cottage opens out on to the walkway which was cut into the cliff face in the Georgian era when promenading was popular.

Richmond Castle is unusual in that it is an early Norman fortress built in stone, whereas stone did not become common until well into the 12th century. Normal Norman practice was to quickly throw up a motte and bailey fort, basically a timber palisade atop an earthen mound, but in the case of Richmond, it appears the castle was built in stone.

Richmond Walking & Book Festival - 1 Castle Hill Road, DL10 4QP Richmond, North Yorkshire - Rated 5 based on 2 Reviews "Another fantastic Walking 5/5(2). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Peers, Charles Reed, Sir, Richmond Castle, Yorkshire. London, H.M. Stationery Off., (OCoLC) Darlington is a minute drive from The Castle House and the Yorkshire Dales National Park can be reached in 30 minutes by car.

Guests can park for free near the property. Couples in particular like the location – they rated it for a two-person trip/10(). Richmond Castle. 3K likes.

With breathtaking views of the Yorkshire Dales, Richmond Castle is one of the finest tourist attractions in North Yorkshire.

"Lovingly restored to a high standard this detached cottage offers luxury accommodation perfect for a couple or small group to enjoy a getaway with plenty of entertainment close by. Decorated in subtle colours giving a feeling of calm and relaxation there is a cosy living room with comfortable furnishings which invite you to curl up around the wood burner and enjoy quality time with your /10(22).

Richmond Castle in Richmond, North Yorkshire, England, stands in a commanding position above the River Swale, close to the centre of the town of Richmond. It was originally called Riche Mount, 'the strong hill'.

The castle was constructed by Alan Rufus from onwards following the Norman Conquest of England, and the Domesday Book of refers to 'a castlery' at on: Tower Street, Richmond DL10 4QW, UK. Influence Church › Richmond, Barnard Castle, Penrith and Bishop Auckland.

A Pentecostal Church reaching Richmond, Barnard Castle, Penrith, Bishop Auckland, Co. Richmond Castle is beautifully situated above the River Swale and easily accessible as the entrance is up a side street off the market square in the lovely old market town of Richmond.

Enough of the building remains intact to make it interesting and the outside space allows children to have some freedom to explore and with no restrictions on a 5/5(). Richmond Castle in Richmond, North Yorkshire, England, stands in a commanding position above the River Swale, close to the centre of the town of Richmond.

It was originally called Riche Mount, 'the strong hill'. The castle was constructed from onwards following the Norman Conquest of England, and the Domesday Book of refers to 'a castlery' at : 1.Luxury boutique bed and breakfast, situated just off the main market place of the historic town of Richmond, there is no better place that is located within just a stone’s throw to the centre (1 minute walk) that is quiet, yet within easy reach of all amenities such as restaurants, public houses, book shops, banks, bakeries etc etc.TOPOGRAPHY THE HONOUR AND CASTLE OF RICHMOND.

The great honour subsequently known as the honour of Richmond may be said to date from the time when William the Conqueror gave an extensive district in Yorkshire—some if not all of which had belonged to Edwin Earl of Mercia—to his kinsman and supporter Alan Rufus of Britanny in return for his services at the Conquest.