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Stokesay Castle and Church

Stokesay Castle is one of the finest fortified manor houses in England. It was built in the 1280s by the wealthy wool merchant, Laurence of Ludlow. It provided the venue for a pbase mini-meet. True to form we arrived in pouring rain (though it did brighten up later).

Thanks to: -
John Reynolds http://www.pbase.com/jhaydnreynolds/stokesay
Brian Samual http://www.pbase.com/crazy4clicking
Mark Hopper http://www.pbase.com/46rossi
for coming along and contributing to an enjoyable day.
overview from North west
overview from North west
tower and solar from carpark
tower and solar from carpark
tower from across the 'moat'
tower from across the 'moat'
the tower and solar wing
the tower and solar wing
The C13th great hall
The C13th great hall
Adam and Eve, i presume?
"Adam and Eve, i presume?"
what goes in must come out
what goes in must come out
later north end and church
later north end and church
Rapunzel's quarters (we think)
Rapunzel's quarters (we think)
spot the photographer....
spot the photographer....
Rapunzel's quarters
Rapunzel's quarters
the gatehouse from the churchyard
the gatehouse from the churchyard
The gatehouse
The gatehouse
landscape from the tower
landscape from the tower
mystery object
mystery object
church tower from an upper floor in the tower with Long Mynd beyond
church tower from an upper floor in the tower with Long Mynd beyond
Stained glass
Stained glass
Stokesay Church interior
Stokesay Church interior
..with angels and archangels...
..with angels and archangels...
ignorance of the law is no excuse
ignorance of the law is no excuse
Gatehouse from the tower
Gatehouse from the tower