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The malt house was originally an Elizabethan building of two builds, which during the 18th century was converted for malting. In 2008-9 is was restored as a visitor centre.

On the ground floor are the malting-kiln, an audio-visual programme on the Hall, an explanation of the processes of malting and brewing, and an exhibition of life [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 11th 2017

The Church was built by Sir John de Broughton and is largely early 14th century.

The evidence suggests that the Church and Castle were both built by the same hand – with designs in the South Porch of the Church exactly repeated in the Groined passage in the castle. Similar 14th century floor tiles are also [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 4th 2017

After a family gathering in Banbury last March we planned to return later in the year to visit Broughton Castle and perhaps sample some pancakes in the Little Amsterdam Cafe. The occasion of Mr C’s birthday was the perfect to occasion to realise our plan.

We arrived in Banbury just in time for lunch and headed [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Aug 18th 2017

Last Friday Mr C took the day off work and we headed off to Manchester so that he could go clothes shopping. We arrived at the station in plenty of time to catch the train to Wolverhampton. The connecting train from Wolverhampton to Manchester was slightly delayed. Whilst we were waiting the display boards and [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jul 31st 2017

I invite you to join me at Vision & Verb to find out about my recent day trip to London.

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 13th 2013

I thought the pictures I took of the Coldstream Guards at the Tower of London were perfect for this week’s PhotoHunt theme. The first picture shows Tower Green and the other two were taken outside Waterloo Barracks where the crown jewels are housed. The Armchair General tells me the cannons are French six-pounders [...]

46 Comments CherryPie on Nov 6th 2009

The Tower of London wall walk provides some great views of Tower Bridge and from this viewpoint the scaffolding and envirowraps are hidden. The bridge is currently undergoing a three year restoration programme of painting works and stone cleaning. This only takes place once per quarter of a century.
I have never been in [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 4th 2009

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