Corfe Castle, Dorset
Corfe Castle is a fortification standing above the village of the same name on the Isle of Purbeck in the English county of Dorset. Built by William the Conqueror, the castle dates back to the 11th century and commands a gap in the Purbeck Hills on the route between Wareham and Swanage. The first phase was one of the earliest castles in England to be built using stone when the majority were built with earth and timber. Corfe Castle underwent major structural changes in the 12th and 13th centuries.
In 1572, Corfe Castle left the Crown's control when Elizabeth I sold it to Sir Christopher Hatton. Sir John Bankes bought the castle in 1635, and was the owner during the English Civil War. His wife, Lady Mary Bankes, led the defence of the castle when it was twice besieged by Parliamentarian forces. The first siege, in 1643, was unsuccessful, but by 1645 Corfe was one of the last remaining royalist strongholds in southern England and fell to a siege ending in an assault. In March that year Corfe Castle was demolished on Parliament's orders. Owned by the National Trust, the castle is open to the public and in 2010 received around 190,000 visitors. It is protected as a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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The village of Corfe Castle, standing at the gateway to the Isle of Purbeck, is dominated by the ruined castle, a visitor's delight at any time of year.
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Corfe Castle is a village and civil parish in the English county of Dorset. It is the site of a ruined castle of the same name. The village and castle stand over a gap  ...
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Corfe Castle lies in the parish of Corfe Castle, 5 miles south-east of Wareham and 20 miles from Dorchester. The first part of the name 'Corfe' derives from the ...
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Ruins of former royal castle sieged and 'slighted' in 1646 by parliamentary forces.
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Mortons House Hotel & 2 AA Rosette Restaurant, Corfe Castle, Dorset
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For information on the village and castle see www.nationaltrust.org.uk/corfe-castle/ I can also recommend the cream teas at the National Trust Cafe below the castle!
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Staying at Norden Farm campsite, Dorset, Corfe Castle was a pleasant short walk for a great family day out. Discover the fun this family had...
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Corfe Castle Dorset – the ideal place to roll down a hill The National Trust list of 50 things to do before you are 11¾ is a great way to challenge children. Number 2 in the list is to roll down a really steep hill and we have found one of the best places to do this when we visited The National Trust’s Corfe Castle in Dorset.
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Summer madness: Step back in time at Corfe Castle (From Dorset Echo)
GET a taste of the medieval period at Corfe Castle this summer. The National Trust property is open from 10am until 6pm and the highlight of this summer is the popular medieval village with the knight and damsel academy every day in August.
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Our thanks go to Babs Creamer of the Dorset Group of the Richard III Society, who has for a long time been a good friend of our branch, who contributed this fascinating article. The word Corfe in Anglo-Saxon means a cutting, pass or gap.
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