Numbered towers at Framlingham Castle

© David Gill

© David Gill

The impressive castle walls at Framlingham Castle, Suffolk date to Roger Bigod II, second earl of Norfolk (c. 1143-1221). The walls are dominated by a series of thirteen towers. Each contains a small Ministry of Works sign giving the appropriate number. These can be seen both from the ground level and the impressive wall-walk that gives views over the Suffolk countryside.

© David Gill

© David Gill

Framlingham Castle was placed in state guardianship in 1913.

For the Department of Enviornment short guide see here.

Framlingham Castle

Framlingham Castle looking north from the gatehouse. © David Gill

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