Stiffleaf's photos with the c12

rochester castle, kent

rochester castle, kent
keep c12, wall and towers here rebuilt late c14
Added on June 12, 2019

rochester castle, kent (10)

rochester castle, kent   (10)
c12 castle keep built 1127-36
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (9)

rochester castle, kent   (9)
looking up at the c12 arcade within the main hall with well shaft in the middle
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (7)

rochester castle, kent   (7)
view down the face of the c12 keep, which measures 39 metres to the tops of the turrets
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (6)

rochester castle, kent   (6)
view of c12 fireplace flue showing how short they were, the carved surround robbed out in this case
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (5)

rochester castle, kent   (5)
forebuilding on c12 castle keep built 1127-36
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (4)

rochester castle, kent   (4)
forebuilding on c12 castle keep built 1127-36
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (3)

rochester castle, kent   (3)
floors seem to have gone in as each storey was built. there's a channel for a wall plate for the main joists to sit on to keep them level, the stonework being built around them afterwards
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (2)

rochester castle, kent   (2)
east curtain wall and rectangular turrets rebuilt 1367-70 on earlier foundations
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (1)

rochester castle, kent   (1)
c12 castle keep built 1127-36. the round turret rebuilt by 1232 after destruction in the siege of 1215. the c13 curtain wall with its round tower was rebuilt c.1221-2
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (47)

rochester castle, kent   (47)
c13 curtain wall with its round tower was rebuilt c.1221-2 after the 1215 siege
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (46)

rochester castle, kent   (46)
c12 top storey window and chimney vents on south side of the keep
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (44)

rochester castle, kent   (44)
forebuilding on the c12 keep built 1127-36
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (45)

rochester castle, kent   (45)
c12 chimney vents on south side of the keep
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (43)

rochester castle, kent   (43)
windows from the entrance hall of the forebuilding on the c12 keep built 1127-36
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (42)

rochester castle, kent   (42)
east side of c12 keep with forebuilding on right
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (41)

rochester castle, kent   (41)
looking up at the c12 arcade in main hall, which has one wide and three narrow arches divided by the central well shaft
Added on June 11, 2019

rochester castle, kent (40)

rochester castle, kent   (40)
view from the first floor entrance from the forebuilding. the basement below has little light, the first floor with high ceilings and fireplaces is little better. the central well shaft is accessible on every floor
Added on June 11, 2019