TQ8186 : Hadleigh Castle

taken 11 months ago, near to Hadleigh, Essex, Great Britain

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Hadleigh Castle
Hadleigh Castle
Hadleigh Castle
Hadleigh was begun in about 1215 by Hubert de Burgh, but extensively refortified by Edward III during the Hundred Years War, becoming a favourite residence of the ageing king.
The barbican and two striking drum towers one later used by Georgian revenue men looking out for smugglers are part of his substantial building works during the 1360s.
Wikipedia for a fuller history: LinkExternal link
Scheduled Monuments
In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a 'nationally important' archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.
There are about 20,000 scheduled monuments in England representing about 37,000 heritage assets. Of the tens of thousands of scheduled monuments in the UK, most are inconspicuous archaeological sites, but some are large ruins.
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is A
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Date Taken
Monday, 10 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 12 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8105 8603 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.6472N 0:36.5739E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8106 8570
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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