Castle Rising, Norfolk

Castle Rising, Norfolk
Photograph taken September 1997 © Crown copyright. Historic England Archive ref: nmr 15808/21

The mid-12th-century keep at Castle Rising is set within a massive defensive earthwork. The Castle was established in circa 1138 on the site of the Saxon village by William de Albini II, later Earl of Sussex. This property is now in the care of English Heritage (2010) but owned and managed by Lord howard of Rising.


Norfolk Castle Rising


Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)



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