TQ8353 : The Gatehouse at Leeds Castle

taken 5 years ago, near to Broomfield, Kent, Great Britain

The Gatehouse at Leeds Castle
The Gatehouse at Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle is a moated castle, near Maidstone in Kent. The building consists of three parts, each with its own entrance, drawbridge, gateway, and portcullis.

The origins of Leeds Castle date back to 1119 when Robert De Crevecoeur built the original castle. In 1278 it was the home of King Edward I of England and queen Eleanor of Castile and the castle was significantly remodelled. Much of the castles present-day appearance were from changes that were made during this time.

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Date Taken
Monday, 16 January, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 January, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates 
Place (from Tags)
Kent 
County (from Tags)
Kent 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle  Gatepost 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8357 5319 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.9001N 0:37.7336E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8354 5316
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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