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Caption for Tong, Castle 1898: Built in the late 1700s by 'Capability' Brown, who is usually better known for his gardens, this extravagant mansion was demolished in 1954. Today the M54 motorway runs right over the site.

Memories of Tong, Castle 1898

My name is Irene Harriett Potts (nee Bryon), I was born 18-1-1921 at my granny's house in Bishops Wood (her name was Harriet Robinson). Our home was number 23 Offoxy Road, Tong, I lived there with my parents Louie and William Bryon, two sisters Eileen and Hilda and my brother William.   In 1924 after my (...Read full memory)

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