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Goodrich castle 108.g

Goodrich castle 108.g

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1775

Shelfmark: K top Vol 15

Item number: 108.g

Length: 32.2

Width: 36.4

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

View of the keep of Goodrich Castle in Herefordshire, western England. The keep dates from the 12th century and is the earliest part of the castle. It consists of a three storied tower and stands about 25x25 feet square. The original entrance to the keep was via a flight of external stairs to the first floor doorway however in the 14th or 15th century this was blocked in and used as a window, and a new door was created on the ground floor. It is a relatively small keep an does not have a hall or chapel which would have been usual at this time.

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