A Student of History

April 4, 2007

£700,000 project to restore Corfe Castle

Filed under: Historic Preservation — John Maass @ 12:40 pm


A medieval ruined castle which was a stronghold in the time of William the Conqueror is partially reopening following major repair work, it was announced yesterday.

The £700,000 project to restore Corfe Castle, in Wareham, Dorset, was announced in August last year to conserve the 1,000-year-old monument for future generations.

Phase one of the two-year conservation programme by the National Trust and English Heritage saw stone conservators replace the old lime mortar to consolidate the crumbling masonry in the castle’s gloriette and inner ward.

The rest of the brief article is here.

For a related story of 27 Dec. 2007, click here.


1 Comment »

  1. http://www.dorsetwebdirectory.com
    The castle will be better for it:)

    Comment by Grockle — June 9, 2007 @ 6:59 am | Reply

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