Although the Castle itself falls just outside of the Parish Council boundary, large parts of the Castle grounds do fall within the Parish boundary.
Listed in Domesday Book as a Saxon manor, Leeds
Castle has played many roles in the intervening centuries. It has been a
Norman stronghold; the private property of six of England’s
medieval queens; a palace used by Henry VIII and his first wife
Catherine of Aragon; a Jacobean country house; a Georgian mansion;
an elegant early 20th-century retreat for the influential and famous; and, in
the 21st century, it has become one of the most visited historic buildings in