TQ4110 : Lewes Castle Barbican House

taken 6 years ago, near to Lewes, East Sussex, Great Britain

Lewes Castle Barbican House
Lewes Castle Barbican House
The castle is almost 1000 years old. The land was given to William de Warenne by William the conqueror at christmas time in 1066. The building of the Castle was completed 300 years later

The Barbican house is home to the gift shop and museum LinkExternal link
Lewes Castle
Lewes Castle was built in 1069 by William de Warenne, 1st Earl of Surrey, the brother-in-law of William the Conqueror.

The first fortification on the site was a wooden keep, later converted to stone. It is unusual for a motte and bailey construction in that it has two mottes. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 January, 2012   (more nearby)
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Friday, 27 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 41416 10047 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.3578N 0:0.5102E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 41422 10017
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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