NT6087 : Entrance passage, Bass Rock

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Auldhame, East Lothian, Great Britain

Entrance passage, Bass Rock
Entrance passage, Bass Rock
The way in or out of the Rock. The gate at the bottom of the stair is usually locked. This has long been the case, when the island was used as a prison for Covenanters in the 17th century, four prisoners locked out their guards and went on, with help, to hold the island for 4 years, earning themselves a pardon as part of a surrender settlement.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 March, 2009
Category
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 602 872 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:4.5734N 2:38.4490W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 601 872
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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