Tag Archives: Norman castle

Going west – and getting lost

Our little convoy left the ancient site playing follow-the-leader on the narrow roads. The car in front of me had instructions, in case we lost the lead car, on how to get to the car park for a quick comfort … Continue reading

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Going west – Kilpeck castle

Why does a tiny village like Kilpeck hold such a fabulous church? Because once it wasn’t a small, forgotten place, but the seat of nobility and, according to the information board, parts of the castle still remained. We left the … Continue reading

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View from a car park…

The camera was out almost before I’d parked the car. We had decided to stop in Castleton for refreshments before the final part of the drive. and the car park of the Bull’s Head is the kind of place where … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – Day 3: Mud and earthworks

We left Chester in search of lunch… oh yes, that had only been the morning, but what a morning! A wonderful start to our holiday research trip and in perfect weather too, which was a bit of a relief. I … Continue reading

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A leisurely afternoon

There were buzzards over the hillfort at Great Hucklow. We watched them soar as we met our companion for lunch and a few hours working on things for the School before the monthly meeting. Our students are worldwide, but a … Continue reading

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