What is the oldest man made structure in England?
|Building||Location||Earliest extant structure date|
|Richmond Castle||Richmond, North Yorkshire, England||Constructed from 1071|
|Durham Castle||Durham, England||1072 started|
|Tower of London||London, England||1078|
When was the first house built in the UK?
Archaeologists have discovered Britain’s earliest house dating back 11,500 years. The home is so old that when it was built Britain was still part of Continental Europe. The circular structure near Scarborough, North Yorkshire, which dates back to the Stone Age 8,500 years BC, was found next to a former lake.
How old is the oldest church in England?
It is recognised as the oldest church building in Britain still in use as a church, and the oldest parish church in the English-speaking world, although Roman and Celtic churches had existed for centuries.
St Martin’s Church, Canterbury.
|Church of St Martin|
|Designated||28 February 1952|
|Location of Church of St Martin in Kent|