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Inside the keep, Bowes Castle
England

A ruined square stone keep is all that remains of Bowes Castle. The medieval fortification was constructed in the late 12th century on the site of a former Roman fort. Both were built to guard the strategic Stainmore Pass that runs east-west over the Pennines between present-day County Durham and Cumbria. The castle was used by Henry II to help defend against a Scottish invasion, which came in 1173 but was rapidly defeated. By the early 14th century the castle had already become obsolete and was largely dismantled after the English Civil War.

Copyright: Gary Davies
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 16424x8212
Taken: 29/09/2016
Uploaded: 30/11/2017
Updated: 06/12/2017
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Tags: ruins; stone; keep; castle; henry ii; bowes; fortification; fort; roman; stainmore pass; strategic; historic building; english; england; county durham; english heritage; 12th century; lavatris; pennines; medieval
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