Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

NUNNEY CASTLE


NUNNEY CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

An unusual design, it is a small moated manor house fortified in 1373 with four corner towers. It was extensively rebuilt in the early 16th century, but it was beseiged during the Civil War and the defences badly damaged, one section of wall being destroyed.

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Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
Off the A361, 3 miles west of Frome
Nunney, Somerset BA11 4LW

 



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