Richmond Castle, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Richmond Castle, Richmond, North Yorkshire
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Richmond Castle was hastily built after the Norman Conquest and possibly completed by 1089. The castle is sited on a cliff above the River Swale. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

Location

North Yorkshire Richmond

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

norman castle keep defence crenellation cliff river ruin wall tourism medieval (1066 - 1484) english heritage