BOLSOVER CASTLE (5)

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These beautiful double arches still stand beneath the Terrace Range, a vast roofless shell, at Bolsover Castle.

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BOLSOVER CASTLE (4)

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Slightly different view here, this time from the interior of the 17th century castle. This is one of the small fireplaces in an upstairs panelled room. Many of the rooms have fireplaces, and some of them are very ornate, but this is one of the simple ones set into a corner.

BOLSOVER CASTLE (1)

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This archway lies inside the grounds of Bolsover Castle, an impressive early 17th century castle built over the site of an earlier mediaeval fortress. The castle dominates the skyline as you approach the small town of Bolsover, and would undoubtedly have been more impressive during its heyday when it was owned by the Cavendish family.