Military structures similar to or like Wilton Castle

12th-century Norman castle located in south-eastern Herefordshire, England on the River Wye adjacent to the town of Ross-on-Wye. Wikipedia

  • Goodrich Castle

    Norman medieval castle ruin north of the village of Goodrich in Herefordshire, England, controlling a key location between Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye. Praised by William Wordsworth as the "noblest ruin in Herefordshire" and is considered by historian Adrian Pettifer to be the "most splendid in the county, and one of the best examples of English military architecture". Wikipedia

  • Goodrich, Herefordshire

    Village in south Herefordshire, England close to Gloucestershire and the Forest of Dean, situated near the River Wye at. Known for its Norman and mediaeval castle built with Old Red Sandstone. Wikipedia

  • Castles in Great Britain and Ireland

    Important military, economic and social role in Great Britain and Ireland since their introduction following the Norman invasion of England in 1066. Although a small number of castles had been built in England in the 1050s, the Normans began to build motte and bailey and ring-work castles in large numbers to control their newly occupied territories in England and the Welsh Marches. Wikipedia

  • Mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle in 1051. The first Anglo-Saxon settlers, the Magonsætan, were a sub-tribal unit of the Hwicce who occupied the Severn valley. Wikipedia

  • Wilton Bridge

    Grade I listed bridge crossing the River Wye between Wilton, Herefordshire and Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England. Authorised in 1597 and completed two years later. Wikipedia

  • Hereford

    Cathedral city, civil parish and the county town of Herefordshire, England. It lies on the River Wye, approximately 16 mi east of the border with Wales, 24 mi southwest of Worcester, and 23 mi northwest of Gloucester. Wikipedia

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    • 1143 started precariously for Stephen when he was besieged by Robert of Gloucester at Wilton Castle, an assembly point for royal forces in Herefordshire.Stephen, King of England-Wikipedia
    • Robert of Gloucester besieged Stephen in 1143 at Wilton Castle, an assembly point for royal forces in Herefordshire.Empress Matilda-Wikipedia
    • The ruins of Wilton Castle, which lie to the west of the town, have now been restored and are open to visitors.Ross-on-Wye-Wikipedia
    • 1143 started precariously for Stephen when he was besieged by Robert of Gloucester at Wilton Castle, an assembly point for royal forces in Herefordshire.The Anarchy-Wikipedia
    • The second creation was in 1784, when Sir Thomas Egerton (1749–1814) was created Baron Grey de Wilton, of Wilton Castle, with remainder to the heirs male of his body.Baron Grey de Wilton-Wikipedia
    • This branch of the Grey family of aristocrats was based at Wilton Castle on the Welsh border in Herefordshire.Baron Grey de Wilton-Wikipedia

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