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A picture tour of Castle Acre Castle - a Castle in the town of Castle Acre, in the county of Norfolk
Castle Acre Castle
Castle Acre Castle - by Paul V. A. Johnson ©
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Photographer: © Paul V. A. Johnson (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(4th June 2019)
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Castle Acre Castle

Castle Acre Castle and town walls are a set of ruined medieval defences built in the village of Castle Acre, Norfolk. The castle was built soon after the Norman Conquest by William de Warenne, the Earl of Surrey, at the intersection of the River Nar and the Peddars Way. William constructed a motte-and-bailey castle during the 1070s, protected by large earthwork ramparts, with a large country house in the centre of the motte. Soon after, a small community of Cluniac monks were given the castle's chapel in the outer bailey; under William, the second earl, the order was given land and estates to establish Castle Acre Priory alongside the castle. A deer park was created nearby for hunting.
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Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION Model: NIKON D850
Exposure Program: Aperture Priority, Focal length: 14 mm, Aperture: f 11, ISO: 800, Exposure time: 1/1250 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0.66666666666667 EV
Date/Time Creation: May 30, 2019, 12:56 pm
ImageID:1210826, Image size: 8256 x 5504 pixels

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