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Scarborough Castle

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Contributors: Charlotte Tupman
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Mar 01, 2023 09:43 PM History
The ruins of a medieval castle built ca. A.D. 1135 by William le Gros, Earl of Albemarle. Now an English Heritage site.

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fort, tower (deprecated)


Now ruined, the edifice of Scarborough Castle began as a twelfth century wooden fortress. The site of the castle, however, was in use in the Iron Age when a hillfort was located on the site and again during the Roman period.

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Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, and Charlotte Tupman, 'Scarborough Castle: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 06 June 2023]

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