Thornbury Castle

Gloucestershire, England

City/Town/Village: Thornbury
District: South Gloucestershire
County: Gloucestershire
Latitude/Longitude: 51.613, -2.52997
Postcode: BS35 1HQ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)


Privately Owned

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Thornbury Castle was originally a 14th century fortified manor house, founded by the Stafford family. In 1510, Edward Stafford, duke of Buckingham founded the stone castle, when he was a granted licence to crenellate. Sadly the Tudor manor house, with its inner and outer quadrangular courts, survives unfinished, after King Henry VIII had the duke executed, in 1521, on the grounds of high treason.

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