Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, United Kingdom

Alnwick Castle 2009

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Picture of Alnwick Castle.

Date of Picture: 2 April 2009

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http://www.flickr.com/people/34683826@N03

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Phil Thomas

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Alnwick Castle

Famous English castle Alnwick plays an important role in the history of that country, medieval Europe and the entire history of castle construction. Read more about its construction, evolution, military sieges it was a part of and the way it survived to modern times.

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