Timeline of Square Keep construction

Stone Keeps (1070-1100)

Castle Name Date Location Notes On this site
Colchester CastleBy 1100Essex More
Tower of London1078London More


Stone Keeps (1100 - 1150)

Castle Name Date Location Notes On this site
Ascot D'Oyly Castle1130Oxfordshire  
Corfe Castle Dorset More
Lydney Castle Gloucestershire  
Ogmore Castle Glamorgan  
Pevensey Castle Sussex More
Rochester Castle Kent More
Sherborne Castle Dorset More

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Stone Keeps (1150 - 1200)

Castle Name Date Location Notes On this site
Appleby Castleabt. 1170Westmoreland, CumbriaNot open to the public 
Bamburgh Castle1164Northumberland More
Brough Castleabt. 1180Cumbria 
Brougham Castle1164Cumbria  
Bungay Castleabt. 1164Suffolk 
Carlisle Castleabt. 1160Cumberland  
Castle Risingabt. 1140NorfolkMore
Clun Castle Shropshire More
Deddington Castle Oxfordshire  
Dolwyddelan Castle Caernarvonshire More
Dover Castleabt. 1180Kent More
Goodrich Castle Herefordshire More
Hedingham Castle Essex More
Kenilworth Castle Warwickshire More
Ludlow Castle Shropshire More
Lydford Castle Devon  
Middleham Castleabt. 1190Yorkshire More
Newcastle Castleabt. 1171upon Tyne, Northumberland  
Norham Castleabt. 1160Northumberland  
Peveril Castleabt. 1176Derbyshire  
Portchester Castle Hampshire More
Prudhoe Castle Northumberland  
Richmond Castle1171Yorkshire More
Scarborough Castle1158Yorkshire More

Below is an imaginative example of a castle floor layout with large and small rooms each with their own purpose. Narrow corridors built into the thickness of the walls link each room together in a maze.

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Images created using

Profantasy Campaign Cartographer 3


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