Twenty-year anniversary of Windsor Castle fire

Parts of Windsor Castle are shrouded in scaffolding eight weeks after fire ripped through the Chapel and some of the state apartments.
Parts of Windsor Castle are shrouded in scaffolding eight weeks after fire ripped through the Chapel and some of the state apartments. Credit: PA

On 20th November 2012 it will be 20 years since the Windsor Castle fire. The castle is the world's largest inhabited castle and is one of the official residences of the Queen.

The castle was severely damaged in the fire, which destroyed some of its most historic parts.

It took several years and a lot of money to repair the building.

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20 years since castle fire

On 20th November 2012 it will be 20 years since the Windsor Castle fire.