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CONISBROUGH CASTLE

"The magnificent keep at Conisbrough Castle is one of South Yorkshire’s most striking landmarks. The castle was the centre of a great Norman lordship, given by William the Conqueror to William de Warenne. The keep was probably built in the 1170s or 1180s. Escaping damage in the Civil War, it became a picturesque ruin in the 18th and 19th centuries, and inspired Sir Walter Scott's most famous novel, Ivanhoe, published in 1819."

 

We are working with English Heritage to deliver improved access and a better visitor experience.  We have recently completed a similar project for English Heritage at Whitby Abbey.