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Sunday, 19 July 2015
Orford Castle

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Unfortunately I was just passing through, and didn’t get a chance to look around.  The tower keep is polygonal, probably based on a Byzantine design. It was built between 1165 and 1173 by Henry II of England to consolidate royal power in the region, according to Wikipedia.

Posted by bigblue on 19/07/2015 at 08:37 AM
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