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Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle
Berkeley Castle Photo - Philip Halling - Wikipedia - lic. under CC BY-SA 2.0



Castle Facts:

Location: Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.
Built: 12th-14th century.
Condition: Intact.
Ownership / Access: Historic House open to the public.
Opening Times: Check their website for more info.
Price of Admission: Check their website for more info.
Notes: Berkeley Castle (historically sometimes spelt Berkley Castle) is a castle in the town of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, UK (grid reference ST685989). The castle's origins date back to the 11th century and it has been designated by English Heritage as a grade I listed building. The castle has remained within the Berkeley family since they reconstructed it in the 12th century, except for a period of royal ownership by the Tudors. It is traditionally believed to be the scene of the murder of King Edward II in 1327.

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