Rochester Castle

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Lady Blanche de Warenne was killed during a siege in 1264. An arrow intended to kill her husband bounced off his breastplate and struck her instead; she then fell from the keep. Some say that they see the fall repeating itself, others hear disembodied footsteps within the castle.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

Castle Hill
Rochester ME1 1SW
United Kingdom

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51.38975306401983, 0.5014728312133911
Nearest Towns:
Strood, UK (0.4 mi.)
Wainscot, UK (0.7 mi.)
Wainscott, UK (0.7 mi.)
Rochester, UK (0.8 mi.)
Chatham, UK (0.8 mi.)
Brompton, UK (1.5 mi.)
Borough Of Medway, UK (1.9 mi.)
Chattenden, UK (2.0 mi.)
Gillingham, UK (2.9 mi.)
Hoo, UK (2.9 mi.)


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