TQ8353 : Maiden's Tower, Leeds Castle

taken 8 years ago, near to Broomfield, Kent, Great Britain

Maiden's Tower, Leeds Castle
Maiden's Tower, Leeds Castle
16th century Stone Building next to the main castle now used mainly for weddings
Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle is a moated castle, near Maidstone in Kent. The building consists of three parts, each with its own entrance, drawbridge, gateway, and portcullis.

The origins of Leeds Castle date back to 1119 when Robert De Crevecoeur built the original castle. In 1278 it was the home of King Edward I of England and queen Eleanor of Castile and the castle was significantly remodelled. Much of the castles present-day appearance were from changes that were made during this time.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services 
Place (from Tags)
Leeds Castle 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 83667 53199 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.9031N 0:37.8172E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 83677 53227
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Wedding Venue 

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