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Broughton Castle, in Broughton, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England more

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Broughton Castle

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The Barbican or Outer Gate
Started in AD 1300 or so by Sir John de Broughton and granted a licence to crenellate (that is, to fortify it and add the embrasures for archers ontop of the roof) in 1406, Broughton Castle is really a fortified manor house.

See the famioly Web site for more pictures and information. The castle is open to visitors.

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