Exeter Castle (Rougemont Castle)

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Country:  England Founder:  Baldwin de Brionne
Region:  South West
Building structure:  Motte-and-bailey
Place:  Exeter (Devon) Castle type:  Mountain castle
Era:  11-th century Condition:  Rebuild/Restored
Description:  The castle was first built in 1068 to help William the Conqueror maintain control over the city. It is perched on an ancient volcanic plug, overlaying remains of the Roman city of Isca Dumnoniorum. The castle is named after the red stone found in the hill???

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