Oakham Castle

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In the centre of Oakham, in Rutland there is a remarkable building. The last Norman

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 It was constructed between 1180 and in the reign of Henry II for Walchelin de Ferriers, Lord of the Manor of Oakham. Cool Places To Visit, Places To Go, Rutland Water, Beautiful Castles, England And Scotland, Medieval Town, English Countryside, Leicester, Great Britain

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The gateway to the castle. The castle building commenced about 1180 and completed in 1190. the hall was built for Walkelin de Ferrers,Lord of the manor of Oakham. www.rutnet.co.uk/rcccastle

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Rutland is England's smallest and arguably prettiest county. This rural escape is the perfect place to spend time enjoying the great outdoors.

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Discover Rutland - Places To Stay & Visit, just 2 hours from London & York

Rutland is England's smallest and arguably prettiest county. This rural escape is the perfect place to spend time enjoying the great outdoors.

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Oakham Castle, Rutland, 2012 - Tricolor Associates - Heritage Development and Design

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Oakham Castle, Rutland, 2012 - Tricolor Associates - Heritage Development and Design Motte And Bailey Castle, Dungeon Maps, Fortification, Historical Architecture, Norman, Castles, Game Info, Forts, Shtf

Oakham Castle, Rutland, 2012 - Tricolor Associates - Heritage Development and Design

Norman heritage complex operated by Rutland County Council Heritage Lottery Fund audience development strategy, Heritage Lottery Fund interpretation and exhibition strategy Research data analysis Market research Community consultation Identified barriers to participation and ways to overcome them Commercial options appraisal Visitor experience audit Visitor research Visitor profiling Marketing audit Stakeholder engagement and consultation Group travel …

Charles Duke of Cornwall and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall visit Oakham castle . News Photo 452859760 Camilla Duchess Of Cornwall, Lady In Waiting, Royal Engagement, Prince Of Wales, British Monarchy, Prince Charles, Duke And Duchess, British Royals, Queen Elizabeth

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Charles, Duke of Cornwall and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall visit Oakham Castle on July 28, 2014 in Oakham, England. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

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Great Hall, Oakham Castle - interior

This is the only part of Oakham Castle, dating from 1180-90, that remains, other than earthworks. Traditionally, members of royalty and peers of the realm who visited or passed through the town had to pay a forfeit in the form of a horseshoe. This unique custom has been enforced for over 500 years, but nowadays it only happens on special occasions (such as Royal visits), when an outsize ceremonial horseshoe, specially made and decorated, is hung in the Great Hall of the castle. There are…

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The program donated their own Horseshoe to add to our collection at Oakham Castle

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Prince and Duchess visit Rutland

The Duchess of Cornwall presents a commemorative horseshoe to a market town to mark her first official visit to Rutland with Prince Charles.

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Oakham Castle

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Woodhead Heritage win Oakham Castle Contract - Woodhead Construction

Woodhead Heritage have recently been awarded a new contract to conserve oakham Castle

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Great Hall, Oakham Castle

Another one from the archives. All that remains of the Norman Castle at Oakham in Rutland is the Great Hall plus some earth ramparts. The building dates from the late 12th century and was used as an Assize Court for many years. It is now a museum. Traditionally, members of royalty and peers of the realm who visited or passed through the town had to pay a forfeit in the form of a horseshoe. This unique custom has been enforced for over 500 years, but nowadays it only happens on special…

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