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Great Hall, Caerphilly Castle, Wales

Details from the twelfth century Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire, UK Cisterician monks founded the abbey which was the largest in England until it's dissolution in 1539 by King Henry VIII

Blue Square Property 'Château For Sale In Brignoles, Var, South of France' €1,431,000

Walmgate Bar (in York) is the only gate which still has it's barbican. Dating from the mid twelfth century the barbican was added in the fourteenth.

Cadouin cloitre: Gothic cloister of the twelfth-century Cistercian Abbaye de Cadouin in the Dordogne, France.

The famous medievel clapper bridge in Postbridge in the heart of Dartmoor

Wroxton Priory, 1217-1537, Augustinian ruins at the house called Wroxton Abbey, built 1618, uncredited photo.

The medieval priory of St. John was once home to the Knights Hospitallers, who sent men and money along the pilgrim routes of Europe, a team of nurses trained to aid the troops injured in the Crusades. The buildings were demolished during the reign of Henry VIII, and all that remains today is St. John’s Gate and the Norman crypt. The gate was originally built in 1504 and heavily restored in the 1800s when it served as the Old Jerusalem Tavern.

"Medieval City Gate", Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland

The Old Mill, Vernon, Upper Normandy, France

Castle of the Templars, Ponferrada,Castilla and León - Spain by Marcp_Dmoz.

Netley Abbey ruins, Southampton, England

Nottingham Castle Ducal Palace by Paul 'Tuna' Turner, via Flickr - Nottingham Castle stands high above the city on Castle Rock and dates back to medieval times, with the first confirmed structure built in 1067,a year after the Norman Conquest.Much of the present structure was built in the 17th century or restored thereafter,with some towers and walls dating back to the 12th or 13th centuries.Close to the medieval gateway and walls stands a bronze statue of Robin Hood, the folk hero outlaw...

Vézelay Cathedral 1104 - 1170 This magnificent cathedral is situated on the crest of a large hill in the midst of Burgundy. The stone and half timber houses that surround it date from the XII to the XVI centuries. The size of the town is entirely disproportionate to the cathedral which was built as the starting point of one of the great pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela.

HEWN FROM A SINGLE OAK TRUNK. THE HEXAGONAL TOP WITH IRON BOUND COIN INSERT, THE IRON HINGED DOOR WITH LOCKPLATE AND IRON HASPS, THE KEY ALTHOUGH LATER WORKS THE LOCK PERFECTLY.

This was another great Haskins conference paper from Boston - in the riveting: SESSION III: The Medieval Experience of Siege. This paper was entitled “Engineers of the Angevin Empire (1154-1242)”. What did the mediaeval engineer do exactly? Read on to find out! :) ~S