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  • Tom replied to the topic Castles!- Large Photos in the forum R/F.com Updates 5 years ago

    Krivsoudov is a ruined castle in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.map coordinates 49.632535, 15.085891Originally built in the 13th century, the castle eventually came into the ownership of the Bishop of Prague. Very little remains of the original castle. The older ruins were damaged further during World War II and a more modern…[Read more]

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    The Château de Roquessels is a ruined castle in the commune of Roquessels in France.map coordinates 43.5525, 3.223333Roquessels Castle was built in the tenth century, that is to say, in the year 900 and some. The Lords of Margon, inhabitants of this 10th century castle, provided financial support to the cloister of Cassan. Located in the…[Read more]

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    Lojuela Castle is a ruin in Granada, Spain.map coordinates 36.946696, -3.577410Lojuelo is commonly considered a castle of the Muslim Era in Spain, circa 800-900 AD. But surveys of the ruin point to a Roman origin. The bases of the walls are stone masonry typical of Roman construction, while the upper walls are made of rammed earth and slaked lime.…[Read more]

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    Burg Hattenheim is the ruin of a castle in Eltville, Germany.map coordinates 50.0138, 8.0593 Circumstantial evidence puts the construction of the castle at about 1118. References to a castle of the 'Nobles of Hattenheim' probably refer to the residential tower with some walls and a moat.image_5701.jpgAMF_9705_Burg_Hattenheim.jpg40189341.jpg13554152.jpg13554105.jpg13554198.jpg13553917.jpg13553944.jpg15982396.jpg2437831109_0c45660e4e.jpg40189341.jpgAMF_9705_Burg_Hattenheim.jpg15982324.jpg

  • Tom replied to the topic Castles!- Large Photos in the forum R/F.com Updates 5 years ago

    Kasteel Tielenhof is next to Den Molenberg and is located in Provincie Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium.map coordinates 51.247532, 4.896936The castle was mentioned as Thyellene in the foundation deed of Kapelanie St. Margarita in 1380. In a book of loans of John III , Duke of Brabant from 1312 to 1355 , is Tielen repeatedly stated and written almost…[Read more]

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    Bélmez Castle is located in the province of Cordoba, Spain.map coordinates 38.274125, -5.212219 There are reports of this castle since 1245, although the main tower and the walls appear to be from the fifteenth century. Bélmez Castle became an important area of control in the Reconquista, because in the war of Granada.4266147706_f65d087169.jpgd662518c-e7aa-4f9b-8a98-9e0d6bae6ae6.jpg27339375.jpg27463445.jpg20962056.jpg22662360.jpgcastillo031139.jpg2539158342_eafa33b413_z.jpg27238537.jpg27338233.jpg27237404.jpg2539172294_cf83b2bc73_z.jpg2538353083_0eb06b6c3b_z.jpg27238465.jpg27243602.jpg2013971.jpgBelmez_castillo.jpg

  • Tom replied to the topic Castles!- Large Photos in the forum R/F.com Updates 5 years ago

    Sart Eustache is a castle in Sart-Eustache, which is a section of the Belgian town of Fosses-la-Ville.map coordinates 50.375366, 4.598172In 1289, the castle and village were called Sart ale Stache; belonging to the Counts of Namur. 80963017.jpgChateau_de_Sart-Eustache.jpgdyn009_original_620_415_pjpeg_2648258_fa5067bd38317fbb0f76deb131494153.jpg[img width=600 height=450]http://users.swing.be/valgeo/images/photos/Sart%20eustache%201023.JPG[/img]dyn009_original_620_415_pjpeg_2648258_a5e32ef430ce51a0462c59068ba2a9b1.jpgdyn009_original_620_415_pjpeg_2648258_d79bf235ada86374fd1c296f6f6d48b5.jpgdyn009_original_620_415_pjpeg_2648258_b6f2a0b88093163c97ad5e4403bc2948.jpgdyn009_original_620_415_pjpeg_2648258_df602538a9af4e589a9a5340b3137b62.jpgdyn009_original_620_415_pjpeg_2648258_e5b91b4440d33893647a662a9f3e40b3.jpgCh%C3%A2teau_de_Sart-Eustache.jpg

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    Castle Gösting, Anglicized to Goesting, is a ruin near Graz in Austria.map coordinates 47.103889, 15.381111In 1042 Emperor Heinrich III granted to Gottfried aus dem Geschlecht the land and rights to the castle; which had existed prior. in 1050 the castle was ceded to Gottfried Gösting and his brother Adalbero von Wurzburg.87487917.jpg3657894.jpggoesting3.jpgst_goestling.jpg87487862.jpg92793866.jpg87487976.jpg64560342.jpg87487984.jpg60841005.jpg87488026.jpg87488001.jpg87488068.jpg87488052.jpg87488059.jpg87488116.jpgthe-ruins-of-gosting.jpg38739548.jpg42735876.jpg3231569316_7f92317109_z.jpg26108042.jpg15626329.jpg87488103.jpg87488094.jpg87488218.jpg87488183.jpg87488197.jpg87488137.jpge71286c3-c34f-404d-8b9a-716316646167.jpgfe7543e2-ffed-414c-881f-6f3044aa42a1.jpg50151287.jpg87488248.jpg87488164.jpgG%C3%B6sting.jpg

  • Tom replied to the topic Castles!- Large Photos in the forum R/F.com Updates 5 years ago

    Seddulbahir Old Castle, also known as Seddlbahir Kalesi is located on the straits of the Dardanelles in Turkey.map coordinates 40.042038, 26.188250The remains of the present castle were built between 1656 and 1659 by architect Mustafa Aga for the Ottoman Empire. It was built on the remains of an earlier Venetian fortress. The castle was bombed…[Read more]

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    The Castle of Ishem, also known as Kalaja e Ishmit, is located at the village of Ishem in Albania.map coordinates 41.539340, 19.595456The castle was built from 1572 to 1574 by the Ottomans, to protect trade routes from the Venetians. Today the castle is left to ruin and depredation by the locals who steal the…[Read more]

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    Pendennis Castle is a castle in the English county of Cornwall.map coordinates 50.14722, -5.04777Pendennis Castle was built in 1539 as one of a chain of forts running along the coast of the southern half of Britain from Hull to Milford Haven. nmr_18513_18.jpg[img]http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/content/properties/pendennis-castle/portico/entrance-to-pendennis[/…[Read more]

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    The Olesko Castle is located within the borders of the present-day Busk Raion in Ukraine. map coordinates 49.968336, 24.900556The first historical records of the castle are in a document dated 1390, when Pope Boniface IX gave Halych, a Catholic bishop, this castle as a gift. 30108918.jpgolesk-zamok%20.jpg4443260187_da5659c0ee_o.jpg67684044.jpg18226943.jpg18438924.jpg10832273.jpg63418479.jpg0586.jpgZamki%20Lvova%20Olesk_Castle%202.jpg0_7dbae_1461423e_-1-XXL.jpeg2794424748_f583922bf4_b.jpg00448148.jpg2794383476_10fe8cbaea_z.jpgfc9ec622853fca5da3d0436ce4ddbbc9.jpg63418492.jpg63418485.jpg32578726.jpg32578762.jpg72129397.jpg00146650.jpg53691075.jpg83583840.jpg72081422.jpgOleskiy_zamok.jpg49185386.jpg

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    Nidau Castle is a castle in the municipality of Nidau of the Canton of Bern in Switzerland.map coordinates 47.12778, 7.240195The first wooden castle on the site was built in 1140, followed by a second one in 1180. The presence of the Nidau castle is first evidenced by a deed dated 30 August 1196, issued by Count Ulrich III of…[Read more]

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    Trachselwald Castle is a castle in the municipality of Trachselwald, Switzerland. map coordinates 47.017514, 7.741878The name of the rulers of the castle was first mentioned in 1131; at first it belonged to the barons of Trachselwald, then to the barons of Rüti bei Lyssach, and then those of Sumiswald.68621740.jpg87794464.jpg85382929.jpg5217764.jpg10170715.jpg8510987.jpg8510962.jpg8510947.jpg74586535_b9ac31926f.jpg87794445.jpg87794406.jpg87794353.jpgUnbenannt_50.jpg87794459.jpgBE60-07.jpg[img width=600…[Read more]

  • El castillo de Zurraquín is located a little north of the village of Cabezas del Villar in Spainmap coordinates 40.738147, -5.200205The castle was built in the early fifteenth century. Belonging to the Dukes of Ahumada, it was a bulwark of the Reconquista in central Spain. The castle is in a state of ruin with little more than a rectangular tower…[Read more]

  • Cierny Hrad Castle is a ruin located in Slovakia.Map coordinates 48.480460, 18.286100The was probably built mid to late 14th century on ruins of settlements dating back to the 9th century.Also called the Black Castle, it was a bulwark against Hungarian invasions.10910258.jpgcierny_13.jpgCiernyHrad_04.jpg368261_cierny-hrad.jpg74763955.jpg74764961.jpg74752215.jpgCiernyHrad_10.jpg

  • Bocskai Gabor Castle is located in the town Aghiresu of Cluj County, Romania.map coordinates 46.870070, 23.237537The castle was built about 1572 by Gyorgy Bocskai whose father was Prince Bocskai Istvan. It may have been built on top of a simpler medieval fortress from about 1263.bocskai_DSC03582_955_87fac8e793.jpg583760.jpg583747.jpg48505734.jpgcastelul-bocskai2.jpgcastelul-bocskai.gifIMG_4160.jpgIMG_4158.jpgIMG_4157.jpg

  • The Castle of Bemposta is in a small village in Portugal.map coordinates 40.067239, -7.211642 The original walled city can be documented to the eleventh century. But the castle, of which only a small keep remains, was built by the Knights Templar sometime between 1277 and 1287.13611259.jpg61684898.jpg149071396.5yecfFcC.jpg149071395.eZ6Kgw6g.jpg118736106.V1NLM1CB.jpg

  • Castelo de Penas Róias is a castle in Portugal.map coordinates 41.392222, -6.654167The domain of Penas Róias was donated in 1145 to the Order of the Knights Templar, by Fernão Mendes de Bragança. Traditionally it is stated the date of 1166 as the start of construction of the Castle; but there is no surviving rec…[Read more]

  • Krupe, or Krupa, Castle is located slightly west of the village of Krupe in Poland.map coordinates 51.028485, 23.221109The original rectangular keep was built in the early 1500's or late 1400's. Around the year 1577 the estate was purchased Pawel Orzechowski, who expanded it to the size of a stately, though defensive, mansion.z9590229Q,Ruiny-zamku-w-Krupem.jpg75415391.jpg75415346.jpg75415658.jpg75415589.jpg75415537.jpg75415467.jpg75415274.jpg75415168.jpg61175098.jpg61175114.jpg61175102.jpg53563881.jpg82268891.jpg57033435.jpg57353691.jpg57033406.jpg57353714.jpg8321631.jpg8321701.jpg8321718.jpg8321652.jpg8321537.jpg61136144.jpg

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