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aerial photograph of Buckton Castle near Staylybridge Greater Manchester. Buckton Castle was built in the 12 century and was one of the earliest stone castles in North West England. By 1360 the Castle was already derelict and its possible it was never completed.I The remains of the castle may well have been used as a beacon for the Pilgrimage of Grace during the religious upheavals of Henry VIII in the 16th Century. During the Second World War the castle was used as an anti-aircraft decoy site.

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