In this castle there is a place, which will run through the frost on the skin
• In this castle there is a place, which will run through the frost on the skin
Chillingham Castle - a scary attraction in Scotland.
On earth are places of attraction. However, after visiting them again to go back there I do not want to, so there is terrible and sullen. One of these places is lived up to our days the medieval Chillingham Castle, whose owner could easily write, probably one of the thick books on the organization of torture.
It looks like Chillingham Castle today.
The building is located in the village of Chillingham, which is located in the north of the British county of Northumberland, near the Scottish border. Primary building in this place dates back to the 12th century, but added two lock only after a couple of centuries. Starting from the 15th century until the Second World War in this building lived aristocrats Bennett and Gray.
The guest house on the grounds of the castle.
The old crew.
The large enclosed park, situated on the territory of the fortress, for the past several centuries, live cows, which are among the very rare breed of "Chillingham Cattleya species", and their number around the globe - no more than 90 goals.
The first building on the grounds of the castle was built back in the 12th century.
cemetery Chillingham Castle.
Due to its excellent strategic location near the Scottish border, and near the coast fort played a key role in the bloody Anglo-Scottish Wars that occurred in the 14-15 century. Institution operated as a transit point for England's armies, which were sent in the direction of Scotland. For its part, the Scottish troops made attacks and organized deposition of the castle.
The medieval cart.
The main entrance to the castle was only built in the 17th century, and the design of landscape beauty began to develop in the 19th century.
For a very long time the appearance of the castle has remained virtually unchanged.
He still looks very forbidding, as if time had stopped next to him, and so he continued to be in the Middle Ages.
The interior of the dining room.
But the most unusual and terrifying place in the castle is a torture chamber. Even now, it can be scary to see the devices that were used to torture victims executioners nine hundred years ago. Some of them are now in working order.
Finishing fireplace kept the XII century.
The medieval doorbell. Some historians say that throughout the three years in the room were tortured and killed about 7500 Scottish residents - men and women of all ages.
The artifacts of the Middle Ages.
Chair for torture.
During the Second World War the building was used as a barracks. While the main part near the planted trees felled and used for fuel.
There maimed people.
shoes with nails.
After the end of hostilities, the existence of the castle forgotten, and he stood in such a way until the 1980s. Due to the fact that the state of the lock nobody watched, the building began to crumble and the roof had collapsed. And only after that, the castle was handed over to the descendant of a family of Gray - Mary Tankervill - whose husband began the process of restoration of the 900-year old building.
Barrel, where people rolled down the hill.
Once the restoration work has been completed, the house was opened to the public.
mask during the Second World War.