|Orford Castle Key Facts|
|County||Suffolk (5 castles)|
|Categories||Later Stone Keep|
|A keep with a complex design built to overcome the limitations of early square keeps.|
|Remains||Not complete but much survives|
|Access to site||Only open at certain times|
|Nothing but the central keep remains but it is in very good condition with access to all the floors.|
|Orford Catle Floor Details|
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|1165||Hugh Bigod buys back Framlingham|
|Henry II had confiscated the castle from the rebellious Earl. But Hugh raised the money required to buy back the castle. Henry built the castle at Orford to keep Hugh under control.|
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