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Ruins of a 12th century Norman castle. It would originally have been wooden and over the years it was rebuilt in stone and extended. King Richard III spent time here at one point and his emblem of a boar can be found in the ceiling of one of the windows #barnardcastle #3rdcastleoftheday #countydurham #yorkshiredales #weekendaway #kingrichardiii #12thcenturyhistory #englishheritage

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