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Published by Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England in (Ruislip) .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published, London , H.M.S.O., 1983.

Statement(by the late B.H.St.J. O"Neil) ; (with amendments by P.R. White).
ContributionsO"Neil, B. H. St. J., White, P. R.
LC ClassificationsDA664.P4/
The Physical Object
Pagination13p. :
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15367945M
ISBN 101850740674

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Peveril Castle (also known as Castleton Castle or Peak Castle) is a ruined early mediæval castle overlooking the village of Castleton (which takes its name and its origin from the castle) in Derbyshire, within the Peak District National Park.. The castle stands sentinel on a limestone outcrop over the west end of Hope Valley, in the midst of an ancient reference: SK Peveril Castle is among the most dramatically sited Norman castles in England. Begun soon after by William Peveril, one of William the Conqueror's Knights, the castle came into rival hands in and was much strengthened by King Henry II. The guidebook explores the remains of the castle and traces the history of this Peak landmark from its origins to the present day. May 24,  · The impressive ruins of Peveril Castle (also known as Peak Castle or Castleton Castle) stand high above the charming village of Castleton in Derbyshire’s Peak District. It is one of England’s earliest Norman fortifications and is even mentioned in the Domesday Book of (a manuscript record of the “Great Survey” of much of England [ ]. Peveril Castle is an important and well-documented example of a tower keep castle and is one of a very small number nationally to be built of stone immediately after the Conquest. As a result, substantial sections of eleventh century masonry survive.

PEVERIL OF THE PEAK (IN THREE VOLUMES If the book is a multi volume set then this is only a single volume. This is a reprint of a very old book so there might be some imperfections like blurred pages, poor images or missing pages. Seller Inventory # S Peveril's Castle, The Peak, Derbyshire. Steel Engraving. Used. May 11,  · A close-up view from the air over what remains of Peveril Castle. The castle stands high above the village of Castleton in the heart of Derbyshire’s Peak District. Mentioned in the Domesday. Peveril Castle was built to serve as the administrative centre for valuable lead mining operations in the region. Originally raised by William Peveril, the castle was seized by Henry II who used it as a means to limit the power of the Earl of Derby. The castle passed into the hands of the Duke of Lancaster in and thereafter fell into ruin. Nov 23,  · Peveril Castle: Worth the climb, but book your tea for afterwards! - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Castleton, UK, at TripAdvisor TripAdvisor reviews.