Scumping Apples - a Memory of Prudhoe.

My friends and I would climb what could have been the old gardy loo shaft inside the outer walls and scrump the orchard with alacrity. We had the run of the castle so I guess we did conquer it in a way... heady days indeed. I do remember about possibly the Normans stripping the bark of the apple trees because they could not take it... well, they were French weren't they!

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