Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle is in the town of Pontefract about 15 miles from Leeds, is one of the five towns in the City of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. The name ‘Pontefract’ came from the Latin words ‘pons’ meaning ‘bridge’ and ‘fractus’ meaning ‘broken’. So ‘Pontefract’ means ‘broken bridge’. It is possible that the bridge in question […]

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