NS1167 : Toward old Castle

taken 9 years ago, near to Toward, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Toward old Castle
Toward old Castle
Ruins of the old Castle, once the seat of the Lamonts, stands in the grounds of the estate of Castle Toward. Four centuries ago this Clan were one of the most powerful families in the West of Scotland. Sir John Lamont in 1563 entertained the ill-fated Mary Queen of Scots. The Castle was destroyed by the Campbells in 1646.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 March, 2009
Category
Ruins > Ruins   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 118 678 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:52.0139N 5:0.5070W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 118 678
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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