Deborah (debris4spike) wrote,
Deborah
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Trip To Dartmouth

I have just posted I went to Dartmouth last Friday.  It's a real town of history ... some amazing scenery, and a castle, or two.

We were actually able to get into the Church, as it was open (unusual in these days) -St Saviour's Church

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The large memorial brass to John Hawley, believed to be Chaucer's 'Shipman' in the Canterbury Tales (1340 –30 December 1408)
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We went to Dartmouth Castle
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St Petrox Church is part of the Castle
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As we walked to the Castle we saw the Castle on the opposite side of the River, at Kingswear.  There used to be a chain between the 2 castles to allow the river "traffic" to be blocked.
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Dartmouth Navavl College (yes, talked about as this is where the Queen first met Prince Philip)
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River Dart - looking towards the 2 castles
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Around the town -
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(And a close-up)
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We also walked past Bayards Cove Fort which is on the edge of the town
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Tags: camera, christine, church, day trip, devon, history
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