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Barnard Castle and the River Tees, County Durham

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Barnard Castle and the River Tees, County Durham
Barnard Castle, County Durham, England
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Barnard Castle is a medieval fortress on a bend in the River Tees. It is also the name of the large market town that grew up around the castle. To get this photo I walked from the castle down to the main bridge across the Tees on the A688, from which I could look back across the river to the castle ramparts high above. It really is an striking sight, and the castle must have looked twice as imposing at the height of its power in the Middle Ages.

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