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Oakham Castle in Rutland is transformed into a crown court for the day, upholding a traditional that makes it one of the oldest-continuously used courts in the country




Oakham Castle has continued to serve as one of the longest-serving seats of English justice.

On Tuesday, guests from Rutland and further afield, attended as the castle was turned into a crown court for the day.

It is one of the oldest-continuously used courts in the country, having sat as a crown every two years since 1229.


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