Corfe Castle, Vilage & Castle,Dorset,England.

Corfe Castle is a village in Dorset Southern England whose skyline is dominated by the skeletal remains of Corfe Castle, which is the essence of the village. The Castle has dominated the skyline of the Isle of Purbeck for the past thousand years. From its inception, it was designed to protect from invasion from the coast, with its passage through the Purbeck Hills from Swanage to Wareham. Corfe Castle was a ring and bailey castle built in early Norman times during the era of William the Conqueror. Prior to the Normans, there was a fortification on this site, and there may have been a Roman military presence here as well. William the Conqueror rebuilt the fortification with stone to insure its durability for use as a royal fortress.The Castle is owned by the National Trust
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Corfe Castle, Vilage & Castle,Dorset,England.

Corfe Castle, Vilage & Castle,Dorset,England.
Corfe Castle is a village in Dorset Southern England whose skyline is dominated by the skeletal remains of Corfe Castle, which is the essence of the village. The Castle has dominated the skyline of the Isle of Purbeck for the past thousand years. From its inception, it was designed to protect from invasion from the coast, with its passage through the Purbeck Hills from Swanage to Wareham. Corfe Castle was a ring and bailey castle built in early Norman times during the era of William the Conqueror. Prior to the Normans, there was a fortification on this site, and there may have been a Roman military presence here as well. William the Conqueror rebuilt the fortification with stone to insure its durability for use as a royal fortress.The Castle is owned by the National Trust
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