site of Coventry Castle bailey from the air
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aerial photograph of the site of Coventry Castle bailey. Coventry Castle was built in the early 12th Century AD by the Earl of Chester. The earl was forced to hand the castle to King Stephen during the anarchy. He later laid siege to the castle in order to take it back. After the siege King Stephen had the castle destroyed. In the later medieval period the Drapers Hall was built on the site.
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