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CASTLE, ROSS-ON-WYE - PAGE TWO
from page one, this
page shows some exterior views of Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire,
the Chapel, with its two stained glass windows and two doves,
photographed inside the keep.
on the previous page, the story of the 'Goodrich Ghost' can also
be found below these photographs.
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dove in the chapel, Goodrich Castle.
stone corbel inside the chapel, Goodrich Castle.
of the Third Millennium window from outside the castle.
and Southwest towers of Goodrich Castle.
the leadership of Colonel Birch, Parliamentary forces besieged
Goodrich Castle during the time of the Civil War. At this time,
the Colonel's daughter, Alice, who had fallen in love with a
young Cavalier called Charles Clifford, escaped from her Uncle
and joined her Charles within the fortress. When it became clear
that the castle was going to have to be surrendered to the Roundheads,
the couple attempted to escape through the enemy lines on horseback.
In crossing the River Wye however, just below the castle, they
were both drowned.
is said by some that during stormy weather, even to this day
the ghostly figures of a man and woman on horseback can be seen
trying to force the animal down into the water, and that at
other times, cries and screams can be heard coming from the
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