Saturday, 11 June 2011

Stones stolen from Nunney Castle in Somerset

Vandals have removed more than 30 coping stones from the perimeter wall of a castle.

The 14th century Nunney Castle in Somerset was targeted sometime this week, the parish council said.

It is not known what happened to the stones, but it is thought they might have been thrown into the moat.

Parish councillor Jeremy Gaunt said while a few stones had disappeared in the past, thefts had been nothing on this scale.

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