Helmsley Castle, Helmsley, North Yorkshire: was originally a wooden castle built by Walter l'Espec around 1120, it's most noticable feature are the two huge earthwork ditches.
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Sunday, 19 November 2017

Helmsley Castle

Helmsley Castle - Gallery

Helmsley Castle showing the massiveinner ditch, Latrine Tower, Chamber Block and West Tower.

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Helmsley Castle showing the ruins of the West Tower, behind is the Chamber Block and Latrine Tower.

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Entrance of the Southern Barbican in the Outer Bailey of Helmsley Castle.

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Ruins of the interior of the East Tower at Helmsley Castle

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West Tower and Chamber Block of Helmsley Castle.

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Remains of the East Tower of Helmsley Castle, which blown up during the Civil War.

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West Tower, Chamber Block and Latrine Tower of Helmsley Castle from the North Barbican.

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Exterior of the Latrine Tower and Chamber Block of Helmsley Castle.  The door would have had a bridge spanning the inner ditch.

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East Tower, Inner Curtan Walls, Latrine Tower, Chamber Block and West Tower of Helmsley Castle.

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Chamber Block Interior of Helmsley Castle showing the fragments of Tudor interior decorations.

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Sunlight coming through a basement window in the West Tower of Helmsley Castle.

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Exterior of the West Tower of Helmsley Castle.

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Remains of the East Tower and Chapel at Helmsley Castle.

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Interior of the ruined West Tower of Helmsley Castle.

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