Conisbrough Castle
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Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN12 3BU

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C 1066First Fortification

An earthwork fortification is probably built by William I's trusted supporter William of Warenne soon after the Norman Conquest.

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1159-1202Cylindrical Keep

Warenne's great-granddaughter Isabel marries Hamelin Plantagenet, half-brother of Henry II. He builds the existing castle of high-quality stone, in an unusual and advanced design.

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