EPW038119 ENGLAND (1932). Leeds Castle, Broomfield, 1932

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Details

Title [EPW038119] Leeds Castle, Broomfield, 1932
Reference EPW038119
Date May-1932
Link
Place name BROOMFIELD
Parish BROOMFIELD AND KINGSWOOD
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 583670, 153249
Longitude / Latitude 0.6320370121372, 51.248280277479
National Grid Reference TQ837532

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Maiden's Tower

totoro
Monday 22nd of May 2017 10:58:26 PM
Leeds Castle Grade 1 listed building. To the west of the main island- the ruins of the Barbican and Dam are separately Grade 1 listed. Two out of three barbicans survive and incorporate a C13 mill. In the 1949 Ealing comedy "Kind Hearts and Coronets", the castle was "Chalfont" Open to the public for a fee. The current castle is mostly 19th Century (completed 1823) but there has been a castle on the site since 1119. 12th C, alterations C13,14,15,16 partly rebuilt 1822. Moat dates to before 1272. In 1974 the last private owner (owner 1926-1974) died and left the estate to a trust to maintain the castle. The island site has: Main Castle; Gloriette on small NE island connected by 1822 bridge; Maidens Tower- 2 story rectangular, originally C14 altered C18.; Gatehouse- originally C12 altered C13 and 14. Accomodation available- bed and breakfast, camping and holiday cottages. Currently home of a dog collar museum, a maze, a shell grotto and a golf course. Grade 2* Park laid out 1822-1825. The ornamental gardens are C20. Entrance lodges Grade 2 are 1920s.

totoro
Monday 22nd of May 2017 10:56:43 PM