Donnington Castle, Newbury, Berkshire

Donnington Castle, Newbury, Berkshire
Photograph taken 1860 - 1922 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: CC97/02672

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

Location

West Berkshire Newbury

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

castle defence tower gatehouse medieval (1066 - 1484) english heritage