England: Historic Buildings

Buildings of England and Wales of the sixteenth century and earlier
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a painting of an old bridge with boats on the water and buildings in the background
Fixed Scale View Old Welsh Bridge, Shrewsbury - J. M. W. Turner
Cross Stitch Patterns by Scarlet Quince ™ | Old Welsh Bridge, Shrewsbury - J. M. W. Turner
an ornately decorated ceiling in a building with high ceilings and arched glass windows on either side
9 Key Features of a Tudor Palace - The Tudor Travel Guide
Ever wondered if there was a typical template to which high-status Tudor houses were built? Ever wanted to get more out of your visits to these historic properties? This blog will help you do just that by explaining the typical layout of a high-status Tudor building so that you can unlock its secrets for yourself and impress your friends with your insider knowledge!
an old castle with a flag on the top of it's tower and green grass below
Richmond Castle, Richmond, North Yorkshire dates from William the Conqueror
the inside of a church with stone stairs
Hexham Abby
an old brick castle with a bridge going across the water to it's entrance
Precious War of the Roses brooch found at Leicestershire landmark
Metal detectorist discovered precious War of the Roses brooch at Leicestershire landmark | Leicester Mercury
an old brick tower with carvings on it
Thornbury Castle
Oldest, functioning Tudor style chimney, Thornbury Castle where Ann Boleyn and Henry VIII stayed in 1535
an intricate ceiling in the middle of a building
The 10 most beautiful ceilings in the world
Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire (Credit: Credit: Steve Vidler / Alamy Stock Photo)
an aerial view of a castle in england
A guide to the best castles of Britain - where to go and what to see
Arundel Castle in West Sussex, UK has been the family home of the Dukes of Norfolk for over 1,000 years, remarkably intact castle
an old stone tower sitting on top of a lush green field next to the ocean
Calshot Castle is one of Henry VIII's device forts, built on Calshot Spill at the Solent near Fawley to guard the entrance of Southampton Water. It was built as a circular blockhouse with a three storey central keep in 1540 using stone from Beaulieu Abbey.50.82,-1.3086
an aerial view of a castle with water in the foreground and cars parked on the other side
Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex
a large castle like building sitting on top of a lush green field next to a forest
The East, or Entrance, front of Croft Castle, Herefordshire
The 14th century Croft Castle, Herefordshire in England
an old castle with tall towers and gates
Celtic Castles
Langley Castle, Hexham, Northumberland
an aerial view of a castle with trees surrounding it
Lancaster Castle, Lancaster. Hand Picked Places to Visit in Lancashire, England
The 1,000 year old Lancaster Castle, Lancaster, UK
an old brick castle sitting on top of a lush green field next to a river
Kirby Muxloe Castle, History & Photos | Historic Leicestershire Guide
Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire, England is a 15th century fortified manor house built in 1480 by William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings during the period of the Wars of the Roses