Tonbridge Castle A Norman stronghold. Motte and bailey 11th century, gatehouse and walls 13th century. Held by the De Clares and the Staffords, seized by Henry VIII, fortified by Parliament 1643. Bought by the town in 1897, it was the seat of local government until 1974. This tablet commemorates the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, 1977.
Plaque Colour: Brown
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Location: Tonbridge Castle, Castle Street
District Council: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council