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THE CASTLE ON GROSNEZ POINT: A RUIN WITHOUT A RECORD

THE CASTLE ON GROSNEZ POINT: A RUIN WITHOUT A RECORD

Grosnez Point is the extreme north-west point of Jersey. The ruin of the medieval castle that once stood here shows it to have been a stronghold of considerable size and importance. Yet there is no record of when it came into being. The entrance gateway, however, shown in this photograph, and the design of the rest, which is traceable from the remaining fragments, show that it belonged to the fourteenth century. It stands 200 feet above sea level, and commands a splendid view of the coast and neighbouring islands.

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