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    Warwick Castle is a medieval castle in Warwick, the county town of Warwickshire, England. It sits on a cliff overlooking a bend in the River Avon. Warwick Castle was built by William the Conqueror in 1068 within or adjacent to Anglo-Saxon burh of Warwick. It was used as a fortification until the early 17th century, when Sir Fulke Greville converted it to a country house. It was owned by the Greville family, who became earls of Warwick in 1759, until 1978

    From 1088, the castle traditionally belonged to the Earl of Warwick, and it served as a symbol of his power. The castle was taken in 1153 by Henry of Anjou, later Henry II. It has been used to hold prisoners, including some from the Battle of Poitiers in the 14th century. Under the ownership of Richard Neville – also known as "Warwick the Kingmaker" – Warwick Castle was used in the 15th century to imprison the English king, Edward IV. In the 17th century the grounds were turned into a garden. Warwick Castle was purchased by The Tussauds Group in 1978 and opened as a tourist attraction. It is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a Grade I listed building.

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    5. Will Nicholls mac 63 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Photo Tour Stratford upon Avon, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    7. Paul Liley 63 months ago | reply

      Wow this is such usual colours. I like it. Paul

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    9. Harle (Summer is here!) 58 months ago | reply

      Great shot of the castle and sky - although the grass is a little over HDRed

    10. timechaser 54 months ago | reply

      G r e a t ! !

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      wonderful image!

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    13. AJ_UK 41 months ago | reply

      Why has this got so many comments and favs?
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