Dating historic timber
Welcome to Historic UK’s interactive map of castles in England.From the smaller motte and bailey earthworks to the world famous Leeds Castle, all have been geotagged onto the Google Map below.The city of Saint Petersburg first came under Russias control in May 1703 when the Swedish fortress on the Neva River was captured by Tsar Peter I (the Great) during the Great Northern War (1700 1721).In order to protect the area he constructed the Peter and Paul Fortress (See article below) which was In 1713 Peter moved his capital from Moscow to Saint Petersburg (named after the patron saint of the city, St Peter and not after himself).
All that remains open to the public is the shell of the former private residence. Insid, the rooms have also been remodelled over the centuries, most notably by the famous Robert Adam in the 18th century. Standing guard over the Eden Valley since Norman times, the castle was once owned by the Kings of England.The Fan Area Historic District is a large late 19th and early 20th-century residential neighborhood west of Richmond’s downtown commercial district. 1890-1930, a period of general economic prosperity for the City of Richmond and one of gradual westward expansion from its commercial center.