Engraver: Lewis, FC
Medium: Ink wash on paper
Like many Yorkshire castles, Knaresborough occupies a dramatic position on a rocky clifftop. Construction of the keep was began in the 12th century, with the upper storeys and battlements added from the late 13th century. The bailey contained a hall, buttery, pantry and kitchen. It was defended by walls, a steep gorge on one side and ditches on the south-east and north sides. Only the ruins of the castle remain.