1784 Engraving and Plan of Castor Hall and Caster [Caister] Castle in Norfolk [England]

By: Sparrow, S.

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Matted and ready for framing. Faint traces of foxing to plan. 1784 Print. Two prints single matted (mat measures 11 3/4 x 18). The first print is a view of Castor Hall and the adjacent Caister Castle, in ruins save the tower. The second print, entitled 'Fostolf or Caster Castle Norfolk' shows a birds'-eye view plan labeled by section. This structure was originally built by the nobleman who inspired Shakespeare's character Falstaff, Sir John Fastolf. A great deal of damage occurred during its siege by the Duke of Norfolk in 1469, from which it never recovered.

Title: 1784 Engraving and Plan of Castor Hall and Caster [Caister] Castle in Norfolk [England]

Author: Sparrow, S.

Categories: Ephemera, Castles & Fortifications, 18th Century,

Publisher: S. Hooper: 1784

Binding: Print

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 1665570

Keywords: CASTLES FORTIFICATIONS CAISTER CASTLE NORFOLK ENGLAND,