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Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire

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Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire
Old Wardour, Wiltshire, England
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Old Wardour is a 14th century stronghold in a wooded area a few miles from Shaftesbury, Dorset (though the castle itself is in Wiltshire). The site was the scene of a fierce siege during the Civil War, when defenders led by Lady Arundel held out for 6 days before finally surrendering to Parliamentary troops. The castle was later transformed into a folly in the pleasure grounds of New Wardour House, a short distance away.

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