Framlingham Castle

Over the coming months we are going to be working hard on our conservation plan for Framlingham Castle, this will mean that we will be closing the Poorhouse until Summer 2017.  However, you will still be able to enjoy the Castle and the amazing views from the wall walk from the 26th November onwards.  We will be continually updating the website with the dates for some great Conservation in Action Events and the future plans for Framlingham.  So don’t forget to visit the website and of course the Castle!

Guidebook: Framlingham Castle

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 Framlingham Timeline

1086Domesday records

Roger Bigod, sheriff of Norfolk, is granted the manor of Framlingham. He builds a timber fortress.

The head of a figure from Thetford Priory, dating from the 13th century, which could be a likeness of Roger Bigod

1136-54First Earldom

Roger's son Hugh Bigod, 1st Earl of Norfolk, builds the first stone castle.

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