Castles of England/Somerset

There are 11 castles in Somerset.

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Banwell Castle Neo-romantic castle 1848c.1848 Intact Restaurant Architect not known.
Beckington Castle 160117th century Rebuilt Company HQ Medieval remains incorporated in later building.
Dunster Castle Castle 120113–19th century Rebuilt ENT Existing house dates largely from c.1571, with 18–19th century alterations.
Farleigh Hungerford Castle Enclosure castle 130114–15th century Ruins EH On high ground above the River Frome.
Newton St Loe Castle Fortified manor house 130114th century Fragment Bath Spa University Large tower and gatehouse, altered 16–17th century.
Nunney Castle Quadrangular castle 13731373 Ruins EH Towers originally had conical roofs, north wall collapsed 1910.
Stogursey Castle Motte and bailey 100111–12th century Fragmentary remains Landmark Trust 160117th century house built within remains of castle.
Sutton Court Fortified manor house 130114–15th century Fragment Private apartments Short length of embattled wall and a tower survive, incorporated in large house, restored 19th century.
Taunton Castle Shell keep 120113th century Restored HM Now houses Somerset County Museum, Castle Hotel incorporates remains of an outer gatehouse.
Walton Castle Sham castle 16151615–20 Restored Private residence Restored as private house 20th century.
Wells Bishop's Palace Fortified palace 120113–15th century Substantially intact HH
Church of England
Adjacent to cathedral, residence of the Bishop of Bath and Wells.