Lewes castle in Sussex, in 1340, looking northwest
Clun Castle, Shropshire, seen around 1300. © English Heritage
In the sixteenth century, Malmesbury Abbey in Wiltshire was stuck by lightning, causing the spire and tower to fall and demolish half the church.
All of which makes one realise something of what we have lost since the medieval period, which is, of course, an aim of artists who do such work.