Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, East Sussex

Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, East Sussex
Photograph taken 1989 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: ff91/00175

A full view of the castle surrounded by its moat. The castle was built shortly after 1385 when its owner, Sir Edward Dalyngrydge, was given licence to crenellate (i.e. build a fortified house or castle). It was fully restored by Lord Curzon in 1919.

Location

East Sussex Bodiam

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

castle attack defence moat invasion fortified manor crenellation medieval (1066 - 1484)