The Newark Castle Remains in Newark-on-Trent, England

If you view this castle from the nearby bridge over the River Trent or from the west bank of the same river, it looks like a fine 12th-century castle, but go around the other side and you will see that the castle has been largely destroyed and that only one curtain wall and a gatehouse remain.

Ruined by Cromwell's troops in 1648 after one of the most important sieges of the English Civil War, the Newark Castle Remains are an integral part of the "Civil War Trail," a guided walking trail...

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