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The Mound Tower by lostknightkg The Mound Tower by lostknightkg
The Mound, Warwick castle.
First built in 1068 on the orders of William the Conqueror, it formed the most important part of the Norman castle's defence system.
Advances in military architecture, however, made it more and more of an outpost. By the 17th century, it had been absorbed within Sir Fulke Greville's garden, topped by a single Scots pine.

Today, it is the perfect vantage point, not for defending against marauding English troops but for taking in the beautiful unfolding views of these peaceful grounds.
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black-stroke May 16, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Warwick Castle and the whole surrounding area is utterly beautiful.
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:iconlipickwick:
Very beautiful !! :-)
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:icontamarasart:
This is really cool. And thanks for the informative description! ;)
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:iconlostknightkg:
No worries , i love all things medieval :D
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:icontamarasart:
Yeah, that's one of the main reasons I want to go to Europe some day.. its so full of history and amazing art/architecture. At least for now I can enjoy some of it by looking through your amazing gallery ;)
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:iconlostknightkg:
I think you derserve to be here, i kno a couple ppl who dont even care about their history ;)
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:icontamarasart:
Thanks :) Well I am majoring in archaeology, which should tell you that I care about history A LOT :D Actually I hope to specialize in European archaeology, so I will definitely travel there someday! :w00t:
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