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|County||Suffolk (5 castles)||Categories||Later Stone Keep|
|Remains||Not complete but much survives||Access||Only open at certain times|
|Comments||A keep with a complex design built to overcome the limitations of early square keeps. Nothing but the central keep remains but it is in very good condition with access to all the floors.|
|Location||52.09452,1.530099||Directions||Directions via Google Maps|
|Suffolk (5 castles)|
|Later Stone Keep|
|Not complete but much survives|
|Only open at certain times|
|A keep with a complex design built to overcome the limitations of early square keeps. Nothing but the central keep remains but it is in very good condition with access to all the floors.|
|Directions via Google Maps|
|Orford Catle Floor Details|
This image shows an artistic impression
King Henry II had confiscated Framlingham Castle from the rebellious Earl Hugh Bigod. But Hugh raised the money required to buy back the castle. Henry built the castle at Orford, a few miles to teh south, to keep Hugh under control.
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