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Herstmonceux Castle

Herstmonceux Castle in Herstmonceux, East Sussex, is currently owned by Queen's University at Kingston. Aerial View of Herstmonceux Castle . Photograph taken by myself 2002-04-27 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Aerial View of Herstmonceux Castle . Photograph taken by myself 2002-04-27 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Herstmonceux Castle Herstmonceux is a village in the county of East Sussex in the South East of England. ... East Sussex is a county in South East England. ... Queens University, or simply Queens, is a coeducational, non-sectarian university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, on the edge of Lake Ontario. ...

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Former Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux Castle

In the past it was owned by The Royal Greenwich Observatory and housed several large telescopes; this part of the grounds remains a science discovery park. There is an annual medieval festival to celebrate the history of the castle. Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux. ... Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux. ... Royal Observatory, Greenwich The original site of the Royal Greenwich Observatory (RGO), which was built as a workplace for the Astronomer Royal, was on a hill in Greenwich Park in Greenwich, London, overlooking the River Thames. ...


External links

  • Queen's University (Canada)'s International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle (http://www.queensu.ca/isc/)
  • The Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux (http://www.the-observatory.org/)

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Herstmonceux Sussex - (Castle and Observatory) - an English Village (UK) (822 words)
Herstmonceux is famous for its castle, which was built by Sir Roger Fiennes who was a veteran of Agincourt and Treasurer of Henry VI.
Herstmonceux castle is said to have a phantom drummer from the battle of Agincourt however the more likely explanation is that the drummer was a smuggler from the 1700's who was trying to scare the local populace away.
Herstmonceux church and castle are on the edge of the Pevensey Levels, and the views from the churchyard towards Eastbourne and the South Downs are very pretty.
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