Compton Castle, three miles west of Torquay, has belonged to the Gilbert family – with one long interruption – since the early fourteenth century. The Gilberts are famous for their role in the age of exploration, Sir Humphrey Gilbert discovering Newfoundland in 1583. 263 more words
I love learning about castles, keeps, forts, fortresses, and similar structures. I added this castle to my Bucket List.