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Scotney Castle

Scotney Castle, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Scotney Castle, Tunbridge Wells, Kent In 1377 French ships raided the Sussex coast, causing widespread damage and panic among the local population. Roger de Ashburnham, Conservator of the Peace in Kent and Sussex, decided to build a castle to guard against the threat of further invasions. He chose a site on the River Bewl, at […]

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Schloss Donaueschingen Castle

Schloss Donaueschingen Castle

Fürstenbergstraße 2, 78166 Donaueschingen, Germany The Princely Fürstenberg Residential Palace is located close to the source of the Danube in an expansive park amidst old trees, atmospheric ponds and streams, historic buildings and monuments. The palace owes its existence to the elevation of the city of Donaueschingen as Princely Fürstenberg Residence. In 1723 Prince Josef […]

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CASTLE OF SANTA SEVERA

CASTLE OF SANTA SEVERA

The castle rises over the place of Pyrgi, the port city linked to the anticient Caere, current Cerveteri founded between the end of the seventh and beginning of the sixth century BC. The Etruscan city of Pyrgi extended all around the port for about 10 hectares, including, besides the area occupied by the castellan district, also the area of the sanctuary located at the south end, […]

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Castle Haunted New Hampshire Uncategorized

Haunted Kimball Castle

Kimball Castle in Gilford, New Hampshire Even just glancing at the ruins of Kimball Castle in Gilford, it is easy to see how it could be considered to be one of the most haunted locations in New Hampshire. Even before you step inside it just has a creepy aura surrounding it that is apparent immediately […]

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Castle Ghost

The Ghost Story of the Green Lady

Gilbert was married to the beautiful Princess Alice of Angouleme, a lady of refined tastes and passionate nature, who came to resent her husband’s warring disposition. One day, Gruffudd the Fair, Prince of Brithdir, paid a visit to the castle. Alice became enamored with this handsome and amorous Welsh prince, and soon the two were […]

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Castle Haunted

The Sinister Secrets of Glamis Castle: Ghostly and Monstrous Beings

Glamis Castle, one of the most haunted castles in Great Britain, was the talk of Europe during the second half of the 19th century. The castle was connected with tales involving secret passages, hidden prisoners, initiation rites, and shadowy figures seen on the ramparts late at night.The secret was apparently so extraordinary that only three […]

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Castle Charle-Albert Castle

Charle-Albert Castle

The site of the Charle-Albert Castle has nourished an urbanism debate for twenty years, obstructing  the accomplishment of any project until now. The castle, abandoned for many years, is degenerating. MA² in association with the office Art & Build was been entrusted with the conception of a new study to safeguard this classified heritage edifice. […]

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Castle Midford Castle

Midford Castle, Somerset, England

    The 18th-century Midford Castle, near Bath in Somerset, England.   Some say that the unusual triangular shape of romantic Midford Castle, which dominates the village and valley of Midford, three miles from Bath, represents the Ace of Clubsa reference to a fortune winning card allegedly played at the gaming tables by Henry Disney […]

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Majestic Sigmaringen Castle

Sigmaringen Castle was the princely castle and seat of government for the Princes of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Situated in the Swabian Alb region of Baden-Wurttemberg this castle dominates the skyline of the town of Sigmaringen. The castle was rebuilt following a fire in 1893, and only the towers of the earlier medieval fortress remain. Schloss Sigmaringen was […]

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16th century Carnasserie Castle Castle History Medieval Scotland United Kingdom

Carnasserie Castle (16th century) near Kilmartin, Scotland,UK

Carnasserie Castle (16th century) near Kilmartin, Scotland,UK Carnasserie Castle is a late 16th tower house guarding the northern approach to Kilmartin Glen. A combination fortress and residence, the castle boasts some excellent architectural details. Over the entrance is a large panel inscribed with the motto ‘God be with O Duibhne’ (the chiefs of Clan Campbell). […]

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