NU2522 : Dunstanburgh Castle & Whin Sill

near to Dunstan, Northumberland, Great Britain

Dunstanburgh Castle & Whin Sill
Dunstanburgh Castle & Whin Sill
Dunstanburgh Castle :: NU2521
Dunstanburgh is a superbly located castle on an outcrop of the Whin Sill.
The Castle is a scheduled monument and Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
Wikipedia LinkExternal link gives more information on the castle and its history.
Whin Sill
The Whin Sill is a large igneous intrusion into the rocks of Northern England. The intrusion is dated at 295 million years ago, the rock is dolerite. Several classic locations of Northern England owe their location to this sill - Hadrian's Wall, Farne Islands, Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle.
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Thursday, 3 June, 2004   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NU 257 220 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:29.4676N 1:35.6894W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NU 258 221
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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