Castle

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Explore #113: Castello di R, Italy – November 2014

Explore #2 of the Wet, with excitement Tour After our explore of the disused ceramics factory, James and I drove on through the rain to this abandoned castle. History The true history of this place is uncertain – the most oft-recounted version goes like this: This medieval castle was built at the end of the 11th century, and was originally used for military purposes such as a practice ground for knights and soldiers. Local folklore recalls a story of a…

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Explore #51a (revisit): Chateau de Noisy (aka Chateau Miranda), Belgium – August 2014

Explore #10 of the Gigawatts & Megalolz Tour Despite having already explored four locations and been on the go since 4.30am that morning, our team couldn’t resist rounding off Day Two with a revisit to the magical Chateau Noisy. History For a potted history of the castle, and lots more photos, please have a look at my report from my first visit back in April 2014. Our Explore This was a revisit for Darren and I, and Marlon had been…

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Explore #67: Thursford Castle / Walsingham Workhouse Chapel, Great Snoring, Norfolk – June 2014

Just a very quick little explore one afternoon recently, as suggested by Urbanographer. I also visited with Wasted Abandon. History The Walsingham Union workhouse was erected at Great Snoring, Norfolk in 1836 at a cost of circa £5,900. Intended to accommodate up to 250 inmates, it was designed by William Thorold and based on Sampson Kempthorne’s model cruciform plan published by the Poor Law Commissioners in 1835. However, the outer buildings at Walsingham gave the workhouse an octagonal rather than…

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