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Castle Acre, a tranquil rural village in Norfolk, boasts an extraordinary wealth of history. All this was the work of a great Norman baronial family, the Warennes, mainly during the 11th and 12th centuries. Castle Acre Castle was founded soon after the Battle of Hastings by the first William de Warenne, a close associate of William the Conqueror. It is a superb and well-preserved example of a motte-and-bailey castle, and remains one of the most impressive Norman earthworks in the country. The Bailey Gate is one of two stone gatehouses added to the settlement's massive earthwork defences in about 1200. The main road into the village still runs between its towers.
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