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Plympton St. Maurice Guildhall.

"There has been a guildhall on this site since the thirteenth century.
The date of the present Guildhall is 1696.
This pillared arcade was originally deeper, and accommodated stocks and a pillory. There were two cells, and from 1692 the mayor was empowered to hold a Civil Court every Monday.

The street still has the characteristic pattern of a medieval village."
(Plympton St. Maurice - a guide)

This village is very close to where I live and there are many signs of its age with interesting buildings besides a ruined castle that stands high above the streets.
I liked the shadows of the pillars as they fell across the covered pavement.

A slightly different view in the w/s.

Thanks for looking.

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  • Copyright: Jean Dwyer (jean113) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1620 W: 0 N: 5386] (20763)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Cor
  • Date Taken: 2020-08-29
  • Versão da Foto: Versão Original, Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2020-09-14 9:58
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