- Jul 4, 2002
Our final office for the day was Tattershall, unfortunately the castle is closed and access to the grounds is included in that so photos from afar and we took a stroll around town instead.
The ruins of Tattershall College
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A strange looking flower....... does anyone know what this is?
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The grounds of the castle, and the various buildings in there. A double moat too, apparently. This is a rare fortified brick castle. It was the first thing I noted when I saw it, not made of huge blocks of stone like usual so we thought it must have just been for living. Once we made it to the info sign though it confirmed that it was indeed still a fortified castle.
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Next door is the Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity - currently undertaking extensive restoration work.
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Which also houses some Commonwealth War Graves.
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And..... some knackered swans after doing a little bit of mating with each other, first time we've seen swans mate!
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There was a really loud roar of planes, felt very close. Turns out RAF Coningsby was <1 mile away and Typhoon Eurofighter jets take off and land from there. Gee they're noisy! We saw an old spitfire plane in the sky too, it looks like they operate a few old warplanes so we were grateful to have stumbled across that by accident. No photos as a phone camera doesn't zoom well enough!
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