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Farleigh Hungerford
situated 9m SE of Bath

Farleigh Hungerford Castle

Sir Thomas Hungerford , Speaker of the Commons, began building Farleigh Hungerford in the 1370s. It was then extended in the 15th century by his son Walter, Lord Hungerford a distinguished medieval statesman. The remains of their fortress includes two tall corner towers, along with a walled outer court incorporating a complete castle Chapel and attendant Priest’s House.
The castle is crowded with family monuments and bedecked with wall-paintings.