Colchester Castle, Colchester, Essex

Colchester Castle, Colchester, Essex
Photograph taken 1895 © Historic England Archive ref: OP12135

The interior of Colchester Castle keep, showing it without a roof. The Norman keep was built from the 1080s onwards. It measures 46 x 34 metres and was orginally four storeys high. The castle itself was slowly demolished from the 17th century onwards.

Location

Essex Colchester

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

castle defence interior