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Bolingbroke Castle
TF 349-649 Lincolnshire England

Bolingbroke CastleBolingbroke Castle is an interesting 13th century stone enclosure fortress, founded by Randulf de Blundeville, earl of Chester. Surrounded by a large moat, are the remains of a hexagonal curtain wall, with a twin-towered gatehouse, an octagonal tower and semi-circular towers, flanking the angles. In the large rout yard, is a post-medieval earthwork fort, in the form of an embanked and ditched platform. The castle which was the birthplace of King Henry IV in 1367, was slighted after the Civil War. 11 miles south-west is Tattershall Castle and 14 miles north-east is Castle Hill, Withern.


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Bolingbroke Castle is located in Old Bolingbroke, off Moat Lane. 15 miles north of Boston, on the A16-A155.

The site is managed by the Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire and is freely accessible in daylight hours.

There is a car park.


Bolingbroke Castle pictures and large castle map
Bolingbroke Castle Picture 1Bolingbroke Castle Picture 2Bolingbroke Castle Picture 3Castle Map of the Area

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