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Castles of United Kingdom

Updated November 22, 2019 6.2k views831 items
A List of British Castles. Every famous castle from United Kingdom has been included. Originally made of earth and wood, later castles were built of stone, so many still survive today. Spanning a period of 900 years during the middle ages, castles come in many styles of architecture and design. Despite their differences though, they all have one feature in common-- they are fortified. Castles are defensive structures specifically built to withstand attack in the medieval world. Technologies such as arrowslits, murder-holes, and moats further improved their capabilities. Castles finally fell out of favor with the advent of gun powder, as offensive technologies, such as canons, rendered castles largely obsolete.
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    Abbot's Tower

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    Aberdour Castle

    United Kingdom
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    Aberdyfi Castle

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    Aberedw Castle

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    Abergavenny Castle

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    Aberllynfi Castle

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    Aberystwyth

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    Achallader Castle

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    Ackergill Tower

    United Kingdom
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    Acton Burnell Castle

    United Kingdom
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    Affeton Castle

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    Aiket Castle

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    Airth Castle

    United Kingdom
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    Alberbury Castle

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    Allington Castle

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    Alloa Tower

    United Kingdom
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    Almondbury Castle

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    Alnham Vicars Pele

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    Alton Castle

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    Amberley Castle

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    Antrim Castle

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    Appleby Castle

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    Ardencaple Castle

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    Ardglass Castle