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Bolsover Castle

Very little is known of the original castle at Bolsover. It was raised by the Peveril family in the 12th century. A stone Keep was built c1173, surrounded by a curtain wall with an outer bailey, but the wall was breached in 1216 during the reign of King John. Surviving fragments of this curtain wall were later incorporated in a wall walk that can be seen in the castle garden. The castle became Cro…