May Day trip to Devon and Cornwall

One more castle in Devon. 

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On the way home we stopped at Okehampton Castle, the ruins of the largest castle in Devon, which includes the Norman motte and the keepís jagged remains.
A view of part of the ruins. (163kb)

 

Deb, in the entrance archway at the bottom. (301kb) One of the rooms in the castle. (220kb)
A view from an archway of the Norman keep at the top of the motte. (98kb)

 

A view from the motte of the castle below. (267kb) Another shot.  (188kb)
Deb, and the countryside behind the keep. (168kb) Deb, leaving a small room near the castle entrance. (282kb)

 

A nice shot of the keep remains, against a darkening sky... (51kb)
 

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