Historic buildings I grew up with

These images are of 2 buildings I grew up with, Sheriff Hutton Castle and Church.

The Castle was built for Baron de Bulmer to oversee the area for the Normans after their 1066 success.  It was used until Richard the third locked the little princes in it.  Once Henry VIII took to purging the country of all things Catholic he used the castle to store his booty from sacking the surrounding Abbeys and Monasteries.  By the 18th centaury it had fallen into disrepair and looked similar to what it does today.  The Church is famous as the resting place for the only Prince of Wales buried outside Westminster.  The little princes that were kept in the Castle were eventually murdered and buried in the Church.  Both buildings are over 900 years old.  All this in the village I grew up in.

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