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This castle was initially a Saxon equipped mansion, built by King Edward the Elder. In the 13 century the castle was renovated, at this time, a riverside curtain wall was added. The castle actually turned into a palace, between the 15th and 16th century. It sadly got ruined during the civil war, today only few artifacts of the castle remain. The ruins include the chapel, the northwest tower, the gatehouse and the curtain wall. One of the panels in there has a painting named Dance of Death, it is actually piece of art.
This museum building was originally an oil seed mill; it was constructed in the year, 1870. It is set in a picturesque setting at the banks of the River Trent. The exhibits of the museum are displayed on the various floors, and the access to these floors is by a staircase. This whole building is of vital architectural and historical interest. The museum is open to visitors throughout the week except on Mondays. It opens at 10.30 in the morning and closes at 4 in the evening.
Church of St. Mary Magdalene
This is a parish church included in the Church of England, placed in Newark. The department for culture, media and sport has graded the building as Grade I, due to its historic importance and wonderful architecture. It is popular for its Octagonal Spire, which is the tallest in Nottinghamshire. The sanctuary is enclosed by two chantry chapels, one on the south and the other on the north.
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The most important landmark in this town is St. Wulfram’s parish church.
Its spire is 282 ft tall, which is the sixth tallest of all the English churches.
|Lincoln - 15.9 mi|
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