Main gate of Skipton Castle, took two
pictures to cover the front
One opening to a firing point, stairs
down to dungeon, first level of tower
When the tower walls were rebuilt in the 1700's the area replaced was allowed to be only 2 meters thick.
Sink was half the width of window, stove
Great hall, older original kitchen with huge fireplace for cooking whole deer or cattle, typical latrine.
Waste just fell to the stream below from the kitchen and latrine.
View of court yard from stairs to the Great Hall.
Stairs to the Great Hall on the right of
the first picture,
During the British Civil War in the
1600's, 300 men held off a siege for 3 years
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