Den (dewhitton) wrote,
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At Oakham

The Buttercross - a medieval market cross. The structure was built using wooden pegs; there are no metal fixings holding it together.

Oakham



Oakham

Oakham

Oakham

Oakham Castle

The inner bailey, showing the remains of the walls and the medieval keep.
Oakham Castle

The medieval great hall, built in 1180 and all that is left of the buildings in Oakham Castle
Oakham Castle

Oakham Castle

Oakham Castle

Oakham Great Hall

There is a tradition that peers of the realm must forfeit a horseshoe on their first visit to Oakham.
The Horseshoes

The Horseshoes

And Time Team, of course. The programme excavated the castle grounds in 2012

Time Team Horseshoe
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