Monday, July 31, 2017

Inside a "Medieval" Styled Castle


Remember the post here, on Writing Straight from the Heart, about the Hammond Castle in Gloucester, Massachusetts?

(If you missed it, and are interested, you can see it here. )




In that first post, we showed you mostly the outside of the building.






Come along today to see some of the inside of the castle.



Statuary is always intriguing as are four poster canopied beds.



There was so much to look at during the self-propelled tour.


Honestly, a guide to explain everything would have been a nice plus.



I am a stickler for details and had a zillion questions rolling around in my head about various objects that we saw.

A leaf of some sort could be spotted covering something on the statue below:



Even a book on the castle and all of its contents would have been a super addition to the gift shop.





Anyway, hope you enjoy the pictorial tour!


Now, even if you never get to Gloucester (rhymes
with foster), you will have gotten a glimpse into a medieval styled castle!





WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE INSIDE A CASTLE? IF YES, WHY?

9 comments:

Chatty Crone said...

Interesting castle here girl. No, no castle for me. It is just not me. I wonder if that is an above ground crypt there? I agree a tour guide of book would be a nice addition, but still interesting. sandie

Sandi said...

Is that a gargoyle? Modern architecture is so lacking in gargoyles.

Kit said...

How lovely and wonderful! I just loved that tapestry! I don't think I would like living in a castle. It would seem so chilly with all that stone. :) Kit

diane.stetson said...

Never would want to live in a castle and never would want to be royalty of any kind. Great pictures Susan.

Linda O'Connell said...

I am so happy to have been able to tour this castle, as it was closed when I was there. Thanks for posting.

TARYTERRE said...

thank you for the nice tour. i find the statuary intriguing as well.

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh my, what a grand castle! Thanks for sharing with us, Susan. I feel like I was inside walking right along with the tour. : )


~Sheri

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Pam Jackson said...

What a cool looking place. Thanks for sharing.

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