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Maidstone in Kent, England, United Kingdom
 

Leeds Castle Alterations

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 7, 2018
1. Leeds Castle Alterations Marker
Inscription.
New Castle
Built in 1822 by the Wykeham Martin family on the site of an earlier building.

Bridge Corridors
Replaced in the form you see today in the 19th century.

Clock Tower
15th century

Keep or ‘Gloriette’
13th century with later additions, such as the chimneys

 
Location. 51° 14.938′ N, 0° 37.847′ E. Marker is in Maidstone, England, in Kent. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Ashford Road and Route B2163, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the estate of Leeds Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Maidstone, England ME17 1PL, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leeds Castle (a few steps from this marker); Main Castle Island (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Leeds Castle (about 150 meters away); Aragon the Dragon (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); City of Rochester Upon Medway (approx. 17 kilometers away); Royal Marines Barracks (approx. 17.2 kilometers away); Coat of Arms of George III (approx. 17.5 kilometers away); The Royal Dockyard Anchor (approx. 17.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maidstone.
 
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Leeds Castle Alterations Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 7, 2018
2. Leeds Castle Alterations Marker
 Leeds Castle. (Submitted on January 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Leeds Castle image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 7, 2018
3. Leeds Castle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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