Encinas de Esgueva Castle

Encinas de Esgueva, Spain

Encinas Castle is dated back to the 14th century. The castle consists of a small and square enclosure, with two square towers in two of its corners. One of these served as the keep. In the other two corners the crenelated walls are raised to the same height as the two towers thus giving the false impression that the castle had four towers. There is a small stone ditch at the feet of the walls, which is provided with a low defensive wall.

In the 1950's the ruined castle was acquired by the Ministry of Agriculture. They restored it and turned it into a cereal silo. During these restorations however they blinded original windows and totally destroyed its medieval interior.



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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Mayor Face (11 months ago)
A beautiful castle, pity not being able to enter.
Angelberto Escudero (13 months ago)
It is not a castle to use. Inside is empty. The only good view is from the outside. You can see him around him as he is accessible and well cared for. It has gone through different vicissitudes throughout its history. The last one was dedicated to silo of the Ministry of Agriculture. Currently, the town council is in charge of it. There is no need to enter because what you have to see is from the outside.
Alberto San Jose (2 years ago)
A historic castle. Very good care
Begoña Leal (2 years ago)
It is very well preserved but I do not know how to visit so it is a shame
Carlos Perez Martinez (2 years ago)
I only visited it from the outside it was closed, it looks good, the surroundings neat and clean
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