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EAW035283 ENGLAND (1951). The remains of Odiham Castle, Odiham, 1951. This image has been produced from a print.

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Title [EAW035283] The remains of Odiham Castle, Odiham, 1951. This image has been produced from a print.
Reference EAW035283
Date 5-April-1951
Place name ODIHAM
Easting / Northing 472533, 151868
Longitude / Latitude -0.96036728106517, 51.260840971547
National Grid Reference SU725519


Odiham Castle (also known locally as King John's Castle), RG29 1HG Built between 1207 and 1214. Grade 1 listed building - English Heritage Building ID: 136964 also scheduled ancient monument. Partly-surviving octagonal keep probably not the original fortification but built after a siege in 1216. One of only three fortresses built by King John during his reign. The castle was abandoned in the 14th century. The castle has in modern times been restored / consolidated and is open to the public. Currently daily, and free. Access via river or canal footpaths. Image (2012) [[File:Odiham Castle.jpg]] is copyright Babelstone and is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Thursday 20th of November 2014 10:05:02 PM
[[Basingstoke Canal]] Completed in 1794, built to connect Basingstoke with the River Thames at Weybridge via the Wey Navigation. It was never a commercial success and, from 1950, lack of maintenance allowed the canal to become increasingly derelict. After many years of neglect, restoration commenced in 1977 and on 10 May 1991 the canal was reopened as a fully navigable waterway from the River Wey to almost as far as the Greywell Tunnel. However its usage is currently still limited by low water supply and conservation issues.

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River Whitewater (A tributary of the River Blackwater)

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