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Eye Castle

35 Castle Street, Eye IP23 7AW, England
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Castle and folly ruins

Interesting folly and mott and bailey castle ruins with information boards and good views. My... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
Carole122
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Cullompton, United Kingdom
A folly rebuild of a medieval castle.

The very reason that the lovely toen of Eye exists at all is this castle. The motte is surrounded... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
maplesteve
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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May 27, 2018
“A folly rebuild of a medieval castle.”
Jun 1, 2018
“Castle and folly ruins”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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35 Castle Street, Eye IP23 7AW, England
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

Interesting folly and mott and bailey castle ruins with information boards and good views. My grandaughter walked to the top with grandad and loved waving to me and mummy as we strolled towards the church. It was her first sight of a castle and she...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

The very reason that the lovely toen of Eye exists at all is this castle. The motte is surrounded by the vernacular ring of residential buildings that exhibit every style of architecture available over the last 1000 yeras or so! Eye chose to surreound the...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Eye is a tiny market town that used to be the smallest borough in England because of deliberate misreading of a charter from King John. The game wasn’t up until an “honest” Town Clerk proved the falsity in the 1880s but borough status was only...More

Thank Mike S
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