Donnington Castle, Newbury, West Berkshire

Donnington Castle, Newbury, West Berkshire
Photograph taken 19 January 2003 © Historic England Archive/Mr Kenny Li ref: 394112

The castle was built in 1386 by Sir Richard de Abbesbury of flint and stone and is now mostly ruins. The Great Gatehouse is a three storey building with two round towers projecting from the main part of the castle. This site is now in the care of English Herigage (2010).

Location

West Berkshire Newbury

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

castle flint stone defence gatehouse english heritage