Farleigh Hungerford Castle
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy
N 51° 19.224 W 002° 17.224
30U E 549680 N 5685696
Quick Description: Not too far from Bath in Somerset. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/conProperty.253
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/10/2005 12:48:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM2D5
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Hornet
Views: 46

Long Description:
Sir Thomas Hungerford acquired and fortified Farleigh manor in 1370 and,over time, it became Farleigh Hungerford Castle. Of the original castle, the two south towers, parts of the curtain wall, the outer gatehouse, the 14th-century chapel and the crypt remain. Following major conservation works, the chapel is now open containing a unique wall painting of St George on foot, slaying the dragon.

Also a Geocach at this signt: GCGZCG
Accessibility: Full access

Condition: Partly ruined

Admission Charge?: yes

Website: [Web Link]

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