Colchester Castle, Colchester, Essex

Colchester Castle, Colchester, Essex
Photograph taken pre 1879 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: bb64/01433

A view looking down on the keep at Colchester Castle. Built from the 1080s onwards, the Norman keep 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

norman victorian castle keep attack defence Medieval (1066 - 1484)