Off Market Place
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Oakham Castle :-
The splendid Great Hall of Oakham Castle is one of the finest examples of late 12th century domestic architecture in England.
The tradition of bridesmaids dressing the same as each other and in similar style to the bride comes from ancient days when it was believed that evil spirits have a more difficult time distinguishing which one is the bride and putting a hex on her.