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"Wolvesey Castle" Wolvesey Castle - Old Bishop's Palace Tip by grayfo


Wolvesey Castle was built around 1100 and was formerly the principle residence of the Bishops of Winchester, the Castle was an extensive keep and bailey castle built during the Anglo-Saxon period. The castle was extended and during the Civil War between Queen Matilda and King Stephen (1135-48). In 1680 the castle was demolished after it was destroyed by the roundheads in the English Civil War

April to September
Sunday to Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Admission: Free

May 2011

Address: College Street, Winchester SO23 9
Phone: +44 (0) 1962 854 766

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jun 12, 2011
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