Capturing Cambridge
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Cambridge from castle Mount - G F Sargent mid 19th century

Cambridge Castle

History of Cambridge Castle

View from Castle Hill

The motte remains of the castle built by William the Conqueror in 1068 to control the river crossing. It lay within the stone walls of the Roman town. A stone bailey was rebuilt in stone by Edward in 1294 but by the 16th century was in ruins.

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