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Aldeburgh
The Scallop, dedicated to Benjamin Britten, who used to walk along the beach in the afternoons. Created from stainless steel by Suffolk-based artist Maggi Hambling, it stands four metres high, and was unveiled in November 2003. The piece is made up of two interlocking scallop shells, each broken, the upright shell being pierced with the words: "I hear those voices that will not be drowned", which are taken from Britten's opera Peter Grimes.

N 5 B 271 C 21 E Feb 21, 2013 F Mar 25, 2013
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The Aldeburgh Moot Hall is a Grade I listed timber-framed building which has been used for council meetings for over 400 years. The Town Clerk's office is still there and it also houses the local museum. It was built in about 1520 and altered in 1654. The brick and stone infilling of the ground floor is later. The hall was restored and the external staircase and gable ends were rebuilt in 1854-5, under the direction of R. M. Phipson, the chief architect of the Diocese of Norwich, in which Aldeburgh then stood

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Framlingham Castle is a magnificent 12th century fortress which
was once the refuge of Mary Tudor before she became Queen in 1553.

The day we spent here was so cold and the photos were a general disaster. This one of the chimneys is the only one I am prepared to share!!

N 8 B 93 C 13 E Feb 18, 2013 F Feb 26, 2013
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