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Kent campaign to save ‘decaying’ Rochester Castle

Conservationists have begun a campaign to preserve Rochester Castle. The Restore Rochester Castle Campaign wants to save the walls, floor and roof of the 12th Century building. A section of the outer wall of the castle had to be rebuilt last month after collapsing because of heavy rainfall. Campaigner Jon O’Donnell said the medieval castle…

Rochester Castle wall restoration almost complete

Stone masons will put the finishing touches to the complex restoration work of a weather-damaged section of Rochester Castle’s curtain wall next week. The experienced craftsmen have painstakingly repaired the 24m section of retaining wall, which collapsed in March after a deluge of heavy rain led to ground movement. Emergency shoring works were carried out…