Earthworks Bolingbroke Castle aerial photograph
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aerial photograph of earthworks at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire England UK.This enigmatic earthwork with its own moat is thought to have been constructed during the English Civil War when the castle was fortified and held by the Royalists until they were defeated by the Parliamentarians after a siege, following which the castle was slighted.After the war the castle bailey was used as a "Rout Yard" for the keeping of stray cattle which are thought to have been kept in this earthwork.
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