SO4024 : Ditch at Grosmont Castle

taken 9 years ago, near to Grosmont, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, Great Britain

Ditch at Grosmont Castle
Ditch at Grosmont Castle
Founded by the Normans, probably before 1200, to control the lands they had won in N.Gwent. At that time construction would have been earth and timber and the great ditch of that ringwork castle survives. In 1201 the castle passed to Hubert de Burgh, a powerful Marcher lord who rebuilt the castle in stone.
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SO4024, 103 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 March, 2009
Category
Ditch   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 405 244 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.9143N 2:51.9338W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 405 244
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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