- Calshot Castle
It was built as a circular
blockhousewith a three storey central keepin 1540using stone from Beaulieu Abbey. The outer walls were lowered in 1774and the gatehousewas rebuilt in order to provide more living space. The south east battery was added in 1895but has since been demolished. The castle was in use until 1956.
It is now owned by
English Heritageand visitors to the castle can park in the adjacent leisure centre car park.
* [http://www.hants.gov.uk/discover/places/calshot.html Hampshire County Council - Information about Calshot Castle]
* [http://www.ecastles.co.uk/calshot.html More about Calshot Castle]
*Fry, Plantagenet Somerset, "The David & Charles Book of Castles", David & Charles, 1980. ISBN 0-7153-7976-3
* [http://www.strollingguides.co.uk/books/newforest/places/calshot.php Photographs and Information from Strolling Guides]
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