CASTLE BUILDING (W1)
xxxxxFollowing the Norman invasion, sporadic fighting broke out across the country, followed, as we shall see, by serious rebellions in the north-
xxxxxFollowing the Battle of Hastings and William’s enthronement as king, sporadic fighting broke out across the country, followed, as we shall see, by serious rebellions in the north-
xxxxxGone now was the wooden stockade, perched on a mound and surrounded by a crude ditch. The Normans introduced the stone keep, square to begin with -
xxxxxA few examples are illustrated. Work on the Tower of London, as we shall see, was begun about 1075 to defend the Pool of London, and Windsor Castle was founded by William I on the site of an earlier fortress, work starting in 1069.
Plan: date and artist unknown. Tower of London: produced by the English antiquarian and artist Francis Grose (1731-