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 ON SUNDAY THE 28TH AFTER THE VISIT TO VERNON TOWN CEMETERY WE HAD A QIUET STROLL AROUND TOWN, AS BEING SUNDAY NEARLY EVERYTHING WAS SHUT!. AFTER WE WENT BACK TO THE SITE FOR A GAME OF CARDS AND SOME OF US LOST AT BOULES TO NOVICES , AND THEN A BBQ.

 

 

 

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TOURELLS cASTLE ON THE VERNONNET SIDE OF THE RIVER SEINE, BUILT IN THE MIDDLE AGES BY PHILLIPE AUGUSTUS. IT WAS BUILT AS A BRIDGE HEAD TO DEFEND THE TOWN OF VERNON, AS IT WAS ON THE BORDERS OF THE CROWN LANDS AND THE DUCHY OF NORMANDY. PARTLY DESTROYED BY BOMBING IN WWII WITH PART BEING RESTORED.
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PART OF WHERE COAT OF ARMS WAS WITH ROMAN NUMERALS STILL VISIBLE
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VIEW OF OLD MILL HOUSE PERCHED OVER TWO STRUTS OF OLD BRIDGEE ON VERNONNET SIDE OF RIVER
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ALAN `KIPPER` FISH HAVING A POSE
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SOME OF THE OLD BRIDGE PIERS
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VIEW FROM OTHER SIDE OF MILL HOUSE
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PONT CLEMENCEAU
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VIEW OF MILL HOUSE WHERE ROAD BRIDGE WOULD OF JOINED THE BANK. THE HOUSE IS PRIVATELY OWNED BY AN AMERICAN HEIR
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THE MILL HOUSE IS ONE OF THE MOST RECOGNISABLE IMAGES TO DO WITH VERNON
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CLAPPED HANDS LOUDLY SEVERAL TIMES TO HAVE PHOTO WITHOUT PIGEONS
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THE TOWN HALL, WITH ITS HIGH BELL TOWER
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PHOTOS FROM THE MEDIEVAL PART OF TOWN WITH HALF TIMBERED BUILDINGS, LARGELY RE CONSTRUCTED AFTER THE WAR.
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TOWER OF THE ANCIENT VERNON CASTLE IN BACKGROUND
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A `K` F HAVING ANOTHER POSE
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THE TOWER IS THE REMAINS OF THE ANCIENT CASTLE OF VERNON. IT DATES BACK TO THE 12TH CENTURY BUILT IN THE TIME OF PHILIPE AUGUSTUS. THE TOWER WAS ITS DUNGEON AND MUCH LATER WAS USED TO STORE THE CITY ARCHIVES. THE FRONT OF THE HOUSE TO THE LEFT OF THE PICTURE IS JUST A PAINTED TARPAULIN SCREEN.
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THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF NOTRE DAME
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THE CRIBBAGE SCHOOL, L>R. DAVE POYNER, ALAN FISH, MICK LEEMING.
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L>R MICK LEEMING, HARRY MASSAM, MARG WALTERS, ALLAN POYNER.
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CENTRE, JOHN WALTERS
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THE COOKS HAD A NIGHT OFF ON THE LAST NIGHT. HARRY IS TAKEN ABACK AT THE SIZE OF MY STEAK, AND EVERY BIT WAS EATEN!.
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A SNAP OF VERNON TAKEN FROM THE CAMPSITE A FEW DAYS EARLIER
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LAST MORNING ON SITE. PHOTOS OF SUNRISE OVER VERNON WITH THE VALLEY FULL OF MIST
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THE LAST PHOTO OF THE TOUR
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