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Cromwell's Castle
SV 881-159 Isles of Scilly England

Cromwell's CastleCromwell's Castle is a stone 17th century circular artillery tower, with a low 18th century gun platform, that has its own access and guard room. Built on a promontory, to guard the anchorage between Bryher and Tresco, the large three storey tower, supports a platform, pierced by six gun-ports. Visit pending. 4 miles south-east is Star Castle.

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Cromwell's Castle is located on the north-west shoreline of Tresco, a mile north-west of New Grimsby. 4 miles north-west of Hugh Town on St Mary's island, by ferry and then on foot.

The site is owned by English Heritage and is freely accessible in daylight hours.

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