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The Broken Tower

The Lilburn Tower of Dunstanburgh Castle overlooking Embleton bay on the Northumberland coast, England. The tower was built in in the 14th century under Thomas of Lancaster, named after an early castle constable, John de Lilburn, the tower was a high-status residence and a sign of strength when viewed from Edward II's castle at Bamburgh. The castle is built upon a natural basalt flow and the land below used to be flooded meres that once reflected the castle's imposing profile when approaching.

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The Broken Tower
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The Lilburn Tower of Dunstanburgh Castle overlooking Embleton bay on the Northumberland coast, England. The tower was built in in the 14th century under Thomas of Lancaster, named after an early castle constable, John de Lilburn, the tower was a high-status residence and a sign of strength when viewed from Edward II's castle at Bamburgh. The castle is built upon a natural basalt flow and the land below used to be flooded meres that once reflected the castle's imposing profile when approaching.