SU8605 : Remains of Chichester Castle

taken 10 years ago, near to Chichester, West Sussex, Great Britain

Remains of Chichester Castle
Remains of Chichester Castle
The raised mound that was once home to a stone keep is all that remains of a defensive motte and bailey built by the Normans in the 11th century. Built within the city walls it was demolished in the early 13th century and the land given over the Greyfriars to erect a friary, the only surviving bit being the former guildhall that lies beyond the mound. After the dissolution the land was given over to the Duke of Richmond whose descendants finally passed it over to the city who in turn made it a public park.
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SU8605, 359 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 23 January, 2008
Category
Motte   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 863 051 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:50.3672N 0:46.5440W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 863 051
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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