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Old Wardour castle, Willshire

Department of the Environment

Old Wardour castle, Willshire

by Department of the Environment

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Published by H.M.S.O in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Folding plans inside back cover.

Statementhistory by R.B. Pugh ... description by A.D. Saunders.
ContributionsPugh, Ralph Bernard, 1910-, Saunders, Andrew Downing.
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20388625M

Old Wardour Castle Built by John, Lord Lovel, in the late 14th century, Old Wardour is composed of a five-sided tower around a central courtyard. A large hall unusually provided with large windows on the outer wall, a sign that Wardour was .   Old Wardour Castle was built in the 14th Century and partially destroyed during the English Civil War – it has now existed as a ruin longer than it was a living, breathing castle. It looks out to New Wardour Castle, a Palladian Manor – where the most impressive, sizable flat is owned by Jasper : Annabel Sampson.

Ghost of Lady Blanche of Old Wardour Castle. Old Wardour Castle was originally constructed in the 14th century. More than years later, its romantic and serene ruins still highlight the Wiltshire countryside of southwest England. The castle and nearby lake make for a great picnic area and place for kids to play and explore.   Castle partly destroyed during Civil War sieges of and , replaced by James Paine's Wardour Castle (q.v.) in when bailey (q.v.) laid out as pleasure gardens. Scheduled ancient monument, Wiltshire No (DOE Guide - Old Wardour Castle, ; M. Girouard, Robert Smythson and the Elizabethan Country House, ).

Old Sarum Castle Motte and bailey 11–13th century Fragmentary remains On site of Iron Age hill fort. Old Wardour Castle Castle c Ruins Remodelled 16–17th centuries, superseded by Palladian building known as New Wardour Castle. Wardour Castle Fifteen miles west of Salisbury, and set beside a lake in the lovely Wiltshire countryside, the castle was built in the 14th century as a luxury residence for the 5th Lord Lovell. Following Francis Lovell’s doomed support for Richard III, the castle was eventually bought by Sir Thomas Arundell, a prominent catholic landowner.


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In May a Parliamentary force of around soldiers laid siege to Old Wardour Castle and, since it was defended by only Lady Blanche Arundell and twenty-five faithful retainers, the attackers, no doubt, expected a quick victory. Discover Old Wardour Castle in Wiltshire, England: Besieged by war, this castle ruin has crumbled into a peaceful picnic spot.

By the time the occupants surrendered, the damage to the castle was extensive; an audio tour brings to life the castle’s long history. Today, surrounded by landscaped grounds which include an elaborate rockwork grotto, Old Wardour is a picturesque location for picnics and a relaxing day out.

Wedding venue/5(). Set in the peaceful Wiltshire countryside beside a lake, Old Wardour Castle, near Tisbury was once one of the most daring and innovative homes in Britain. It was built in the 14th century as a lightly fortified luxury residence for comfortable living and lavish entertainment.

Today the castle ruin provides a relaxed, romantic day out for Location: Nr Tisbury, Salisbury, SP3 6RR, Wiltshire. During the English Civil War () Old Wardour's owners, the Arundell family, were staunch supporters of the King.

InEdward Hungerford, a Parliamentarian, and his men surrounded the castle. Thomas Arundell, 2nd Baron Arundell of Wardour, was away on King's business, when Hungerford and his men : Mary Anne Yarde. Book your tickets online for Old Wardour Castle, Tisbury: See reviews, articles, and photos of Old Wardour Castle, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 4 attractions in Tisbury/5().

The unusual 14th century hexagonal castle was built for luxury living and lavish entertainment. Today it provides a picturesque lakeside setting for picnics and a relaxing day out. An audio tour brings to life its long history and dramatic involvement in the Civil War.

Old Wardour is also used as a wedding venue/5(). Prices and Opening times. Prices and Opening times. Things to See and Do. Hire Old Wardour Castle. Please select date of visit. Old Wardour Castle. Nr Tisbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

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Girouard, M.,Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire (London: English Heritage) (see Guy, Neil,Old Wardour Castle - Review' Castle Studies Group Journal Vol. 26 p. for a review of this book) Davison, Brian K.,Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire. Shaftesbury has a local ruined castle and quite a few local stately homes, but two are the most famous of all: Old Wardour Castle and New Wardour Castle (which are actually in Wiltshire, not Dorset).

Before a recent trip, I found a lovely walk that took in the old castle and then took you on a walk through the Dorset countryside to the new. Old Wardour Castle Wedding Venue - Wiltshire wedding venue - Fairytale castle wedding - French chateau wedding - Stunning wedding setting in Wiltshire. Buy Books The Historic England Archive Volume: Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire.

Date: - Location: Old Wardour Castle, Tisbury, Wardour Park, Wiltshire Reference: PF/OWC Type: Volume containing Graphic and Miscellaneous material. Description.Tisbury is a large village and civil parish approximately 13 miles (21 km) west of Salisbury in the English county of a population at the census of 2, it is a centre for communities around the upper River Nadder and Vale of parish includes the hamlets of Upper Chicksgrove and nial county: Wiltshire.If you don’t know where Wiltshire is, here is a map, it’s in the South West of the UK.

I’m in the red squiggle, quite a big county really! First up on my Wiltshire travels was the very beautiful Old Wardour Castle, and English Heritage site from the 14th Century.