King's College Chapel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England
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King's College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England
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King's College Chapel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England
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Denny Abbey, Chittering, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England
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Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, East of England
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Lantern, Ely Cathedral, Ely, Norfolk, East of England
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Lantern, Ely Cathedral, Ely, Norfolk, East of England
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Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire, East of England
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Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire, East of England
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Houghton Mill, Cambridgeshire, East of England
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Castles, Forts & Towers of Cambridgeshire

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  • Buckden Towers, (fragment)

    Buckden Towers, Cambridgeshire, East of England

    Tower

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    Although it is often stated as being built in the 15th century, the first (wooden) palace was actually built in the late 12th century, when records show it as being used to house the Bishops of Lincoln.#more Subsequently, the wooden structure was replaced by more substantial buildings, and a tall brick tower was added in 1475, protected by walls and a moat, and surrounded by an outer bailey. Parts of the complex were demolished in 1832 on the orders of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. The Victorian House now present on the site was built in 1872.

    Probably the most important Royal visitor to Buckden Palace was Katherine of Aragon. She was sent there by order of Henry VIII after the annulment of their marriage by Archbishop Cranmer. She resided in the Palace from July 1533 until 1534, occupying a room from where she had a direct view into the chapel.

    East of England - Cambridgeshire, Buckden

    Buckden Towers, formerly known as Buckden Palace, is a 12th-century fortified manor house, located on High Street, Buckden, Cambridgeshire, England.

    Although it is often stated as being built in the 15th century, the first (wooden) palace was actually built in the late 12th century, when records show it as being used to house the Bishops of Lincoln. .. more


     


  • Longthorpe Tower - (EH)

    Longthorpe Tower, Cambridgeshire, East of England

    Tower

    Longthorpe Tower is a 14th-century, 3-storey tower in the village of Longthorpe, famous for its well-preserved set of medieval murals.

    East of England - Cambridgeshire, Peterborough

    Longthorpe Tower is a 14th-century, 3-storey tower in the village of Longthorpe, famous for its well-preserved set of medieval murals.

    Longthorpe Tower displays one of the most complete and important sets of 14th-century domestic wall paintings in Northern Europe. This varied 'spiritual encyclopaedia' of worldly and religious subjects includes the Wheel of Life, the Nativity and King David.