Once the stronghold of the turbulent Mortimer family, Wigmore Castle was later dismantled to prevent its use during the Civil War. Now it is among the most remarkable ruins in England, largely buried up to first floor level by earth and fallen masonry. Yet many of its fortifications survive to full height, including parts of the keep on its towering mound.
Castles of the Marches
Fri 27 Mar
Join Bill Klemper, Principle Inspector of Ancient Monuments to tour the castles of the Marches.
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Wigmore, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9UB
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