Vandals attack historic castle in Horsham district

A wintry scene at Bramber Castle
A wintry scene at Bramber Castle

Vandals have caused problems at a well-known historic ruins in the Horsham district, according to Sussex Police.

The police say that English Heritage are reporting that flints have been pulled out of the walls and thrown around at Bramber Castle.

The report adds that these are irreplaceable as they form part of this medieval castle.

According to English Heritage, Bramber Castle was founded by William de Braose as a defensive and administrative centre for Bramber, one of the six administrative regions – each of which was controlled by a castle – into which Sussex was divided following the Norman Conquest.