Berkhamsted Castle | Office of Works

Berkhamsted Castle

1929: Office of Works

On 24th December 1929, the Duchy of Cornwall places Berkhamsted Castle into the Guardianship of the Office of Works, a government department.

The following year, extensive works begin on the Castle site, including clearing the many trees that have grown in the ruins, and digging in the bailey. During clearance of the moats, a crossbow stave is discovered,



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