Tattershall Castle

he keep at Tattershall is the only substantial remains. The keep was one of the first made from Flemish brick, the new fashion for the time and is rectangular in shape with octagonal towers at the four corners. It was not designed to be self-contained as other keeps were, but was originally attached to other smaller buildings that would have contained kitchens and other services. The walls are so thick, that there are passages and small rooms built into them.


Tattershall Castle Key Facts
CountyLincolnshire (4 castles)
CategoriesFortified Manor House
RemainsNot complete but much survives
Access to siteOnly open at certain times


YearMonthEvent
1231   Tattershall Castle construction
 Construction of the castle at Tattershall. 
1440   Tattershall Castle brick tower construction
 Construction of the brick tower at Tattershall took place around this time. 

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