Picture of the Week #507

Remains of Castle Acre Caste. Photo May 2015.

The original motte and bailey castle (parts of which you see here) were built in the early medieval period and had fallen into ruins by the late 14th century. In the Tudor period it passed through the hands of several prominent figures such as Thomas Howard, Thomas Gresham, and Thomas Cecil (son of William Cecil and half-brother of Robert Cecil).

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