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Oakham Castle, Rutland

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Oakham Castle, Rutland
Oakham, Rutland, England
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Oakham Castle stands a short stroll north of the High Street in the old county town of Rutland. The castle was founded in the 12th century by Walkelin de Ferrers. A unique custom evolved over the years whereby any peer of the realm vising Oakham had to present a ceremonial horseshoe to the lord of the manor. These horseshoes, which date to 1470, cover the interior walls of the castle great hall.

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