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P80700681-Leeds Castle & grounds

These are views of the grounds, 2 adjacent islands in the river Len in southeast England. This is a truly spectacular location, and we had beautiful weather that day.

 

'Acclaimed as the most romantic castle in England'. The original was built possibly as early as 856. This has disappeared. A stone castle was started about 1119.

Edward I (1270's) rebuilt and enlarged it. Henry VIII spent a lot of money to expand & beautify it.

Sunday, August 8, 2004 - Day 6 in England

Full-day guided tour #3: Leeds Castle, Canterbury & Dover

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Taken on August 8, 2004