Gidleigh Castle

Gidleigh Castle
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Castle Facts:

Location: Chagford, Devon, England.
Built: c. 1300
Condition: Ruins.
Ownership / Access: National Heritage. Castle open to the public.
Opening Times: Check their website for more info.
Price of Admission: Check their website for more info.
Notes: Gidleigh Castle is in the small village of Gidleigh on the edge of Dartmoor some 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the north-west of the town of Chagford, Devon (grid reference SX671884). It was a fortified manor house built by William de Prouz around 1324. It is now a ruined keep tower with two storeys, an undercroft and a first floor hall. The ruins are grade I listed.

Gidleigh Castle Links:

Gidleigh Castle On Wikipedia
"Gidleigh Castle (1308353)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
Gidleigh Castle. gatehouse-gazetteer

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