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Impressive, atmospheric, but austere, ruins of a 13th century fortress, built in a strategic position partly on the site of a Roman fort. It was in the frontline of border warfare between the English and Scots, restored by Lady Anne Clifford in the 17th century, but declined after a fire in 1666 and was abandoned in the 18th century.

NB Castle Brough is an attractive part of the village on the south side of the A66.

Location/Address: Church Brough
County: Cumbria
Post Code: CA17 4EJ
Main Historic Period: Medieval
Tip/Nearby: Brougham Castle, Appleby, Penrith
Primary Management: English Heritage
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