Tamworth Castle ~ is a Norman castle, located next to the River Tame, in the Town of Tamworth, Staffordshire, England

Tamworth Castle ~ is a Norman castle, located next to the River Tame, in the Town of Tamworth, Staffordshire, England

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Tamworth Castle, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England - a Norman castle, located next to the River Tame, in town of Tamworth in Staffordshire, England. Opened: 1070. Site has been fortified since Anglo-Saxon times, when Æthelflæd, the Mercian Queen, built a burh to defend against Danes (Vikings); served as a residence of the Mercian kings. Rebuilt & enlarged by the Normans, it is today one of the best preserved Norman motte-&-bailey castles in England…

Tamworth Castle, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England - a Norman castle, located next to the River Tame, in town of Tamworth in Staffordshire, England. Opened: 1070. Site has been fortified since Anglo-Saxon times, when Æthelflæd, the Mercian Queen, built a burh to defend against Danes (Vikings); served as a residence of the Mercian kings. Rebuilt & enlarged by the Normans, it is today one of the best preserved Norman motte-&-bailey castles in England…

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Tamworth Castle in Staffordshire, received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to preserve the unique building and allow more people to experience Tamworth’s past. The castle is rumoured to be home the famous Black Lady, a 9th Century nun who can be regularly found in the Lady’s Chamber. #ghostlygrottos #Halloween www.tamworth.gov.uk/castlehome/events/halloween_ghost_search.aspx

Tamworth Castle in Staffordshire, received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to preserve the unique building and allow more people to experience Tamworth’s past. The castle is rumoured to be home the famous Black Lady, a 9th Century nun who can be regularly found in the Lady’s Chamber. #ghostlygrottos #Halloween www.tamworth.gov.uk/castlehome/events/halloween_ghost_search.aspx

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The present version of Tamworth Castle was built during the 11th century by the Normans and many additions have been made over the centuries, especially during the Jacobean period.    However, A castle has stood here, overlooking the River Tame in Staffordshire, since Anglo-Sa

The present version of Tamworth Castle was built during the 11th century by the Normans and many additions have been made over the centuries, especially during the Jacobean period. However, A castle has stood here, overlooking the River Tame in Staffordshire, since Anglo-Sa

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