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Launceston Castle, Launceston, Cornwall

Harold Wingham1959-07-30

Historic England

Historic England
London, United Kingdom

Launceston Castle sits atop a Norman earthwork that incorporates an existing rock outcrop. It was built in the late 11th century for Robert, Count Mortain, who was a half-brother of William the Conqueror, and later Earl of Cornwall.

List Entry Number: 1297840

Copyright Historic England Archive. Harold Wingham Collection HAW_9401_18

Details

  • Title: Launceston Castle, Launceston, Cornwall
  • Creator: Harold Wingham
  • Date Created: 1959-07-30
  • Rights: Copyright Historic England Archive. Harold Wingham Collection

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