The keep, Carisbrooke Castle, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight

The keep, Carisbrooke Castle, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight
Photograph taken June 1997 © Copyright Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: k970665

The keep of Carisbrooke Castle stands on a man-made earth motte. It was built shortly before 1136. This property is now in the care of English Herigage (2010). Find out more.

Location

Isle of Wight Carisbrooke

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

norman 1990s (1990 - 1999) castle keep attack defence motte medieval (1066 - 1484) english heritage