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St Boltolph's Priory in Colchester

I booked a rare friday off work so myself and the boy decided to pay the lovely town of Colchester a visit. Its only a 20 minute train ride away and is a lot cheaper than London so instead of jumping in the boys car, we jumped on a train.

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St Boltolph's Priory (the remains) is right outside Colchester train station. The Church was founded in 1103 but was ruined in the English Civil War (1643). I am quite surprised some of it is still standing.

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After we rambled about there taking pictures of the ruins (i'll post more pictures in my next post as the boy has the digital camera), we grabbed a coffee in Costa and had a look around the charity shops. I found a Hives album and a horrible histories dvd :D I then found a lovely cat t-shirt in Topshop (£16) and a Queen Victoria bookmark in Waterstones.

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jumper - topshop (via a charity shop - £4.50)
skirt - h&m (£3.99)
loafers - kurt geiger (via a charity shop - £3.25)
bag - tesco (£8 in the sale)

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