Allington Castle, Maidstone, Kent

Allington Castle, Maidstone, Kent
Photograph taken February 1991 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: bb91/14657

Allington Castle surrounded by a moat. It was originally a manor house until it was turned into an embattled castle by Stephen de Penchester in 1281. The castle lay in a ruinous state until it was restored by Sir Martin Conway.

Location

Kent Maidstone

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Themes

Tags

castle attack defence manor house moat crenellation 1990s (1990 - 1999) medieval (1066 - 1484)