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Photographs

 

Photograph of the remains of the castle mound at Laxton, 2008.

Photograph 1
The remains of the castle mound at Laxton, 2008

 

Photograph taken from the West Field, looking back towards Laxton church, 2008.

Photograph 2
View from the West Field, looking back towards Laxton church, 2008

The West Field remains unenclosed. Although it looks like one big field, it is in fact still divided into wide strips, farmed separately by individual farmers. In earlier centuries the strips would have been much narrower.

 

 

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