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Norwich Castle
East Anglia - Norwich, Norfolk, England
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Norwich Castle seems to dominate the skyline of Norwich just as much as the striking spire of Norwich Cathedral. The castle was built in 1067 by William the Conqueror, using forced labour. William's wooden fortress atop the castle mound was replaced by the present stone castle 60 years later. The ornate facade of the castle is due largely to a Victorian restoration, but that does not diminish the historical importance of one of England's great medieval fortresses.

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