Caister Castle or Castor Hall, Norfolk. This antique print is of the 15th-century moated castle situated in the parish of West Caister, north of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. The castle had a 100 ft (33 m) high tower and was built between 1432 and 1446 by Sir John Fastolf, who (along with Sir John Oldcastle) was an inspiration for William Shakespeare’s Falstaff. The castle suffered severe damage in 1469 when it was besieged and captured by the Duke of Norfolk. Antique copper-plate engraving of Caister Castle aka Castor Hall. Dated in the plate 23 Oct 1784. Size of engraved area approx 5x6ins.