Back and white photograph showing a castle surrounded by a moat. Two round towers are visible and the gatehouse with square towers. There are trees on the entry to the castle and outside the moat. The moat is surrounded by a wooden railing. The words “Bodiam Castle” and “No 1162” are written at the bottom of the card. The postcard is addressed to “Mrs Pittam Castlethorpe Nr Stony Stratford Bucks”. The message reads “Thanks for sanding cards I havent been to Staines since but we are going on Sunday. Bill is to be Godfather. he did get his card I forgot to tell you so when I wrote I havent wrote to Ron. forgetting his address I ate those cakes [?] morn but I have bought some cocoanut to make him one. will he be there at xmas or is he coming home love to all Dora.”The card is franked RICHMOND SURREY 3 DEC 13.