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Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire

Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire

Built by William, Lord Hastings, Lord Chamberlain to Edward IV in 1480, Kirby Muxloe was a red, brick-built castle, surrounded by a moat. Originally a square castle with a tower at each corner and further towers half way along three of the sides, the fourth side had a large gatehouse in the centre of its wall. Now, little more than one corner tower and the gatehouse survive.

Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire
Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire
Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire
Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire
Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire
 
Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire
 
Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire
Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire
 
Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire
 
Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire
 
Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire
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