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Farnham castle keep, Surrey

Department of the Environment

Farnham castle keep, Surrey

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.

Statementby M.W. Thompson.
ContributionsThompson, M. W
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19669035M

Farnham appears in Domesday Book of as Ferneham, one of the five great "minster" churches in Surrey. Its Domesday assets were: 40 hides ; 1 church, 6 mills worth £2 6s 0d, 43 ploughs, 35 acres (, m 2) of meadow, woodland worth ½ grid reference: SU Wedding Ceremonies Farnham Castle offers 4 unique locations to hold your romantic wedding ceremony. The Lantern Hall dates to Norman times and is perfect for your civil ceremony. A simple and serene setting for up to guests with impressive stone arches, natural wood floor and beautiful lancet windows that allow the natural light to filter.

Farnham Castle was originally a palace of the Bishops of Winchester. The surviving buildings include a 12th-century shell-keep. An outer curtain wall also encloses later medieval and post-medieval buildings. This site is managed by Farnham Castle. Location Surrey Farnham Period Medieval (Middle Ages) ( - ) Tags. The Storming of Farnham Castle occurred on 1 December , during the early stages of the First English Civil War, when a Parliamentarian force attacked the Royalist garrison at Farnham Castle in Surrey. Sir John Denham had taken possession of the castle for the Royalists in mid-November, but after the Royalists had been turned back from London at the Battle of Turnham Green Location: Farnham Castle, Farnham, .

Like Wolvesey Castle in Winchester, Farnham Castle started life as a defensive structure but later became one of the many palaces of the medieval Bishops of Winchester.. Only the old keep is open to the public having been put in the guardianship of the State in It is now managed on behalf of English Heritage by the owners of the adjoining Farnham Castle Training and . Farnham Castle Weddings, Farnham. 1, likes 22 talking about this 6, were here. Perfectly positioned to capture the incredible and enduring vistas of the Surrey Hills, today Farnham Castle /5(40).


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Standing on the crest of a hill overlooking the town of Farnham are the impressive motte and 'shell keep' of a castle founded in by Henry of Blois, Bishop of Winchester and brother of King Stephen. In medieval times the diocese of Winchester was the richest in England, and Farnham was a favourite residence of the bishops.

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On # WorldBookDay and # ThrowbackThursday, here's the entry for Farnham Castle in the Doomsday Book!. Farnham was a settlement in Domesday Book, it had a recorded population of 58 households inputting it in the largest 20% of settlements recorded at the time/5(20).

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