Ashton's Tower, Portchester Castle, Portchester, Hampshire

This is a reconstruction drawing of Ashton's Tower in the mid 14th century. Ashton's Tower was begun by a constable of that name who served there between 1376 and 1381. A building account records that the tower was completed in 1385. The chambers (rooms) within the tower served as an extension to the constable's residence. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2011). Find out more.


Hampshire Portchester


Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)


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