Bolsover Castle, Old Bolsover, Derbyshire

Bolsover Castle, Old Bolsover, Derbyshire
© Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: N070737

This images is titled '' North East prospect of Bolsover Castle in the in the county of Derby'' by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck. They were brothers who, in 1724, set out around England to make prints of 'antiquities'. Construction of the castle began in 1612 on the site of an earlier castle. The overall design was created to evoke the chivalrous age of the Middle Ages. This property is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

Location

Derbyshire Bolsover

Period

Stuart (1603 - 1713)

Tags

castle ruin royal rich country house chivalry stuart (1603 - 1713) english heritage georgian (1714 - 1836)