Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle
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Castle Facts:

Location: Kent, England.
Built: 12th-15th century.
Condition: Restored.
Ownership / Access: Historic House open to the public.
Notes: Leeds Castle is in Kent, England, 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Maidstone. A castle has been on the site since 1119. In the 13th century it came into the hands of King Edward I, for whom it became a favourite residence; in the 16th century, Henry VIII used it as a residence for his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. The castle today dates mostly from the 19th century and is built on islands in a lake formed by the River Len to the east of the village of Leeds. It has been open to the public since 1976.

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