Sleaford Castle, Castle Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Sleaford Castle, Castle Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Photograph taken 30 October 2001 © Mr John M. Smith. Source Historic England Archive ref: 191762

This castle was built by Bishop Alexander in c1130. The castle was in good order when visited by Leland in about 1545. In 1604, there is mention of the `late fair Castle at Sleaford'. However as late as 1720, parts of it were still standing.

Location

Lincolnshire Sleaford

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

castle attack defence ruin Medieval (1066 - 1484)