Anglo-Saxon arches in Rougemont Castle gatehouse

Title

Anglo-Saxon arches in Rougemont Castle gatehouse

Subject

Architecture

Description

A view of the flat-headed arches used in the gatehouse of the Norman castle at Rougemont in Exeter. These are a feature of Anglo-Saxon architecture and suggest that William forced Anglo-Saxon masons to build his castle.
More information on Anglo-Saxon Exeter: http://www.rammtimetrail.org.uk

Creator

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Galley

Date

Later 11th Century

Language

English

Date Created

2002-11-19

Files

Anglo-Saxon arches in Rougemont Castle gatehouse

Citation

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Galley, “Anglo-Saxon arches in Rougemont Castle gatehouse,” Woruldhord, accessed May 23, 2017, http://poppy.nsms.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/items/show/441.

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